Fiji: Coin Shilling 1937 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Shilling 1937
CoinShilling 1937

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1937 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1937 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1937; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1937 FIJI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1937: Known varieties
Variety Proof Fiji / Shilling 1937 / Proof - obverse photo Fiji / Shilling 1937 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Shilling 1937: References to Information Used
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Shilling 1937: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Issued1937
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage40,000
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6600
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Shilling 1937: Photos
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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Proof.
Source
Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1937
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Proof.
Source
Shilling 1937: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 9