Shilling 1965, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Shilling 1965, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
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 Mintage800,000
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
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Shilling 1965: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeShilling (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
Mintage800,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
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