Ten Cents 1978, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Ten Cents 1978, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 2009)
CoinTen Cents 1978

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage666,000, Rarity: C (Common)
Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Reverse

Ula tava tava (a Fijian throwing club); above, 10; below, cents.

The model for the coin was a prized possession of King Cakobau (1817 - 1883). It is now in the Fiji Museum in Suva.

The design is by J. Ken Payne from Suva, Fiji.

Reverse Inscription 10 cents
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Ten Cents 1978: Known varieties
Variety In sets
Mintage Issued: 4,000
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 2,000 (included in total)
Ten Cents 1978: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 1978 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Royal Australian Mint 1978 Varieties Proof
All (28) Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: Ten Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Ten Cents 1969 3,510,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Ten Cents 1973 750,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Ten Cents 1975 752,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Ten Cents 1976 805,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Ten Cents 1977 240,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
Ten Cents 1978 666,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Ten Cents 1979 702,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Ten Cents 1980 1,002,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Ten Cents 1981 1,200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Ten Cents 1982 1,503,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Ten Cents 1983 3,006,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Ten Cents 1984 5,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Ten Cents 1985 660,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1985
Ten Cents 1986 740,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Ten Cents 1987 740,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Ten Cents 1990 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Ten Cents 1992 31,640,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Ten Cents 1994 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Ten Cents 1995 736,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Ten Cents 1996 1,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1996
Ten Cents 1997 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1997
Ten Cents 1998 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1998
Ten Cents 1999 2,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Ten Cents 2000 1,340,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2000
Ten Cents 2006 unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2006
Ten Cents 2009 unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2009
Ten Cents 2012 unknown FIJI 2012 Beka mirimiri
Ten Cents 2013 unknown FIJI 2013 Beka mirimiri
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Ten Cents 1978: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents Old
Issued1978
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage666,000, Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2009
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size23.600 mm
Mass
OCC IDDANM-QEPY-CLZK-OJYG
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Ten Cents 1978: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 30