Sixpence 1965, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Sixpence 1965, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinSixpence 1965

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage800,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1965 - 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 1965 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1965; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1965 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Sixpence 1965: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (CuproNickel)
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Mintage800,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialCuproNickel
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size19.500 mm
Mass2.800 g
OCC IDZQRA-POBN-CBWB-OYJD
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Sixpence 1965: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Sixpence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 19