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Coin: Ten Cents 2009
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value10 (x Cent) TypeTen Cents New
Year2009 CurrentNo
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Canadian Mint No mint mark unknown
MaterialNickel-plated steel DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)21.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)3.5500
Obverse

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 2009. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 2009
Reverse

Ula tava tava (a Fijian throwing club); above, 10; below, cents. 2012 and later issues have lulā tavatava around above.

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 inscription10 cents lulā tavatava
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Ten Cents 2009: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 120
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