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Coin: Shilling 1936
Description

Last issue of King George V.

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Year1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage140,000 (140000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 140,000 (140000)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerPercy Metcalfe
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6600
Obverse

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin; the designer's initials are not displayed. Around, divided by the bust, the monarch's legend: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1936; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse inscriptionSHILLING 1936 FIJI
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Shilling 1936: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Proof unknown
Shilling 1936: Photos
Shilling 1936: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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Shilling 1936: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Shilling 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 4
Shilling 1936: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
Shilling 1936: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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List of all (13) coins of type: Fiji / Shilling
Shilling 1934 Shilling 1935 Shilling 1936 Shilling 1937 Shilling 1938 Shilling 1941
Shilling 1942 Shilling 1943 Shilling 1957 Shilling 1958 Shilling 1961 Shilling 1962
Shilling 1965