Threepence 1956, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Threepence 1956, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinThreepence 1956

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage200,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Threepence 1956 - 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 / Threepence 1956 - reverse photo

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1956; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1956 THREE PENCE
EdgeEdge Inscription
Threepence 1956: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Threepence 1956: References to Information Used
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Threepence 1956: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeThreepence
Issued1956
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value3 (x Penny)
Mintage200,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber)
DesignerReginald George James Berry
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeDodecagonal (12-sided)
Size
Mass6.170 g
OCC IDYMXK-DEKQ-CQRX-EWQJ
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Threepence 1956: Photos
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1956
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1956
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Threepence 1956: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 22