Threepence 1961, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Threepence 1961, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinThreepence 1961

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage240,000
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Obverse
Fiji / Threepence 1961 - 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 1961 - reverse photo

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1961; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1961 THREE PENCE
EdgeEdge Inscription
Threepence 1961: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: unknown
Threepence 1961: References to Information Used
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Threepence 1961: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeThreepence
Issued1961
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value3 (x Penny)
Mintage240,000
CurrentNo; demonetised 1969
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber)
DesignerReginald George James Berry
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeDodecagonal (12-sided)
Size
Mass6.170 g
OCC IDYAPV-ZOYR-CBGM-ELMD
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Threepence 1961: Photos
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1961
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1961
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Threepence 1961: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 22