Sixpence 1958, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Sixpence 1958, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinSixpence 1958

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage400,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1958 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; the artist's initials CT, incuse on bust truncation.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1958 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1958; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1958 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1958: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Sixpence 1958: References to Information Used
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Sixpence 1958: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Issued1958
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Mintage400,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size19.500 mm
Mass2.800 g
OCC IDJPMV-ROAP-CMAY-ENQG
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Sixpence 1958: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1958
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1958
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Sixpence 1958: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 19