Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1936 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1936
CoinSixpence 1936

Last issue for King George V.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1936 - 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 1936 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1936; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1936 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1936: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1936: References to Information Used
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Sixpence 1936: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Issued1936
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
Face Value6 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage40,000
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000
Mass (g)2.8300
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Sixpence 1936: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1936
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Sixpence 1936: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 3