Sixpence 1940, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Sixpence 1940, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinSixpence 1940

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage40,000
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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
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1940: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 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)
Mintage40,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size19.500 mm
Mass2.830 g
OCC IDYAPV-ZEYR-CBXM-OLMD
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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