Threepence 1965, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Threepence 1965, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 1969)
CoinThreepence 1965

MintRoyal Mint Mintage800,000
Obverse
Fiji / Threepence 1965 - 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 1965 - reverse photo

At centre between palm trees a Fijian bure (a local dwelling); around above FIJI 1965; around below, THREE PENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1965 THREE PENCE
EdgeEdge Inscription
Threepence 1965: References to Information Used
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Threepence 1965: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeThreepence
Issued1965
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Face Value3 (x Penny)
Mintage800,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber)
DesignerReginald George James Berry
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeDodecagonal (12-sided)
Size (mm)
Mass (g)6.1700
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Threepence 1965: Photos
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Threepence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 22