Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1940 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1940
CoinSixpence 1940

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1940 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1940 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1940; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1940 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1940: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1940: References to Information Used
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Sixpence 1940: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Issued1940
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
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 1940: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1940
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1940
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Sixpence 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 11