Shilling 1942, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Shilling 1942, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinShilling 1942

Struck at the San Francisco mint with .900 fine silver due to the war.

MintUnited States Mint, San Francisco Mint MarkLetter S Total Mintage 500,000
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1942 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1942 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1942; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI; the mint mark, S, below the canoe.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1942 FIJI
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Shilling 1942: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.900 Silver)
Issued1942
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyKing George VI - Crowned Head, by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
Total Mintage500,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
Material0.900 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size23.5000 mm
Mass5.6600 g
OCC IDJPMV-REAP-CMNY-ONQG
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Shilling 1942: Photos
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Shilling 1942: Photo Fiji Islands 1942 Shilling / thumbnail Fiji Islands 1942 Shilling
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Shilling 1942: Photo Fiji Islands 1942 Shilling / thumbnail Fiji Islands 1942 Shilling
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Shilling 1942: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1942 / thumbnail Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1942
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Shilling 1942: Photo Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1942 / thumbnail Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1942
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Shilling 1942: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 12a