Fiji: Coin Shilling 1965 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Shilling 1965
CoinShilling 1965

Although decimal coinage was not introduced until 1969, this, the 1965, issue was the last production of the shilling for Fiji.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Shilling 1965 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Shilling 1965 - reverse photo

Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1965; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI.

Reverse Inscription SHILLING 1965 FIJI
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Shilling 1965: References to Information Used
Shilling 1965: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage800,000
MaterialSilver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6000
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Shilling 1965: Photos
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1965
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1965
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Shilling 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 23