Sixpence 1936, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Sixpence 1936, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinSixpence 1936

Last issue for King George V.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage40,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1936 - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin displays the crowned and draped bust of King George V facing left (his portrait by Percy Metcalfe) extending below to the rim of the coin.

The artist's initials are not shown.

Around above, divided by the crown, 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
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1936: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 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
EffigyKing George V - Crowned Bust, by Percy Metcalfe
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Total Mintage40,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size19.500 mm
Mass2.830 g
OCC IDYMXK-DOKQ-CQJX-OWQJ
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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