Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1934 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1934
CoinSixpence 1934

First issue for Fiji.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1934 - obverse photo

Crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending to the rim of the coin; the designer's initials are not displayed. Around, divided by the bust, the monarch's legend: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1934 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1934; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1934 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1934: Known varieties
Variety Proof Fiji / Sixpence 1934 / Proof - obverse photo Fiji / Sixpence 1934 / Proof - reverse photo
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1934: References to Information Used
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Sixpence 1934: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Issued1934
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Face Value6 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage160,000
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000
Mass (g)2.8300
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Sixpence 1934: Photos
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Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Proof Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Fiji 1934 6 pence
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Fiji 1934 6 pence
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1934
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Sixpence 1934: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 3