Fiji: Coin Shilling 1938 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Shilling 1938
CoinShilling 1938

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1938 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1938 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1938; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1938 FIJI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1938: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Shilling 1938: References to Information Used
Shilling 1938: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.500 Silver)
Issued1938
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 1938: Photos
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1938
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Shilling 1938: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 12