Ten Cents 1999, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Ten Cents 1999, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 2009)
CoinTen Cents 1999

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
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Obverse
Fiji / Ten Cents 1999 - obverse photo

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, the monarch's legend and date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1999
Reverse
Fiji / Ten Cents 1999 - reverse photo

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 1999: References to Information Used
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 1999: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeTen Cents Old
Issued1999
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Face Value10 (x Cent)
Mintage2,000,000 (2.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2009
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size23.600 mm
Mass
OCC IDDANM-QOPY-CLJK-EJYG
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Ten Cents 1999: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 52a
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