Threepence 1952, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Threepence 1952, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinThreepence 1952

Last issue for King George VI.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage400,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Threepence 1952 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; the artist's initials, PM, below bust truncation.

Obverse Inscription KING GEORGE THE SIXTH
Reverse
Fiji / Threepence 1952 - reverse photo

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1952; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1952 THREE PENCE
EdgeEdge Inscription
Threepence 1952: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Threepence 1952: References to Information Used
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Threepence 1952: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeThreepence
Issued1952
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value3 (x Penny)
Mintage400,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber)
DesignerReginald George James Berry
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeDodecagonal (12-sided)
Size
Mass6.170 g
OCC IDJWMR-AEQP-CKQM-OYPL
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Threepence 1952: Photos
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1952
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Threepence 1952: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 18