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Coin: Threepence 1965
Description

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Pound
Face value3 (x Penny) TypeThreepence
Year1965 CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Mintage800,000 (800000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint London No mint mark 800,000 (800000)
MaterialNickel-Brass (Neusilber) DesignerReginald George James Berry
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Cecil Thomas
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapePolygon (Dodecagonal (12-sided))
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)6.1700
Obverse

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

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

Reverse inscriptionFIJI 1965 THREE PENCE
Edge Edge inscription
Threepence 1965: Photos
Threepence 1965: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Threepence 1965: Photo Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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Threepence 1965: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 22
Threepence 1965: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Threepence 1965: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 3 Pence, Fiji, 1965
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List of all (12) coins of type: Fiji / Threepence
Threepence 1947 Threepence 1950 Threepence 1952 Threepence 1955 Threepence 1956 Threepence 1958
Threepence 1960 Threepence 1961 Threepence 1963 Threepence 1964 Threepence 1965 Threepence 1967