Shilling 1961, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Shilling 1961, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinShilling 1961

MintRoyal Mint Mintage200,000
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1961 - obverse photo

Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1961 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1961; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1961 FIJI
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1961: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Shilling 1961: References to Information Used
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Shilling 1961: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Issued1961
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
Mintage200,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialSilver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6000
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Shilling 1961: Photos
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1961
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Shilling 1961: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 23