Fiji: Coin Two Cents 1969 - detailed information

Fiji: Coin Two Cents 1969
CoinTwo Cents 1969

Mints
NameMint markMintage
Heaton and Sons (Birmingham Mint) No mint mark 8,000,000 (8.0 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Royal Mint No mint mark 10,000 (10000)
Obverse
Fiji / Two Cents 1969 - obverse photo

Diademed and draped bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Second portrait", by Arnold Machin); around, the monarch's legend and the date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Reverse
Fiji / Two Cents 1969 - reverse photo

Palm fan, common throughout Fiji, made of woven palm leaf material; on leaf, 2; below, cents.

The design is by J. Ken Payne from Suva, Fiji.

Reverse Inscription 2 cents
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Two Cents 1969: Known varieties
Variety Proof (Royal Mint London)
Mintage 10,000 (included in total)
Two Cents 1969: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
All Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: Two Cents (24)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Cents 1969 8,010,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Two Cents 1973 2,110,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Two Cents 1975 1,500,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Two Cents 1976 1,004,999 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Two Cents 1977 1,250,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
Two Cents 1978 1,504,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Two Cents 1979 500,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Two Cents 1980 4,022,499 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Two Cents 1981 3,250,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Two Cents 1982 4,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Two Cents 1983 3,003,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Two Cents 1984 1,845,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Two Cents 1985 1,700,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1985
Two Cents 1986 1,700,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Two Cents 1987 1,700,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Two Cents 1990 5,500,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Two Cents 1992 10,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Two Cents 1994 6,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Two Cents 1995 5,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Two Cents 2001 2,830,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2001
Two Cents 2002 5,000,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2002
Two Cents 2003 6,410,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2003
Two Cents 2004 7,050,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2004
Two Cents 2005 7,760,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II FIJI 2005
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Two Cents 1969: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Cents
Issued1969
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value2 (x Cent)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage8,010,000 (8.0 million)
RarityC (Common)
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)
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Two Cents 1969: Photos
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Two Cents 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 28