Fiji: Coin Shilling 1943 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Shilling 1943
CoinShilling 1943

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

MintUnited States Mint, San Francisco
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1943 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1943 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1943; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI; the mint mark, S, below the canoe.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1943 FIJI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Shilling 1943: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (0.900 Silver)
Issued1943
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage500,000
Material0.900 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6600
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Shilling 1943: Photos
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1943
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1943
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Shilling 1943: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 12a