Shilling 1936, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Shilling 1936, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinShilling 1936

Last issue of King George V.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage140,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1936 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin.

The artist'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
Fiji / Shilling 1936 - reverse photo

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

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1936 FIJI
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1936: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Shilling 1936: References to Information Used
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Shilling 1936: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Issued1936
MonarchKing George V
EffigyKing George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
Mintage140,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size23.500 mm
Mass5.660 g
OCC IDDANM-QOPY-CNBR-EJYG
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Shilling 1936: Photos
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Coin, Fiji, George V, Shilling, 1936
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Coin, Fiji, George V, Shilling, 1936
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1936
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Shilling 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 4