Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1961 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Sixpence 1961
CoinSixpence 1961

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1961 - 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 1961 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1961; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1961 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1961: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1961: References to Information Used
Sixpence 1961: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Issued1961
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value6 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage400,000
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000
Mass (g)2.8000
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Sixpence 1961: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1961
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1961
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Sixpence 1961: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 19