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Coin: Two Cents 1969

CountryFiji CurrencyFijian Dollar
Face value2 (x Cent) TypeTwo Cents
Year1969 CurrentNo (demonetised 2009)
Mintage8,010,000 (8.0 million) RarityC (Common)
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)
Material DesignerJ. Ken Payne
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)

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

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 inscription2 cents
EdgePlain Edge inscriptionNone
Two Cents 1969: Known varieties
Proof (Royal Mint London) 10,000 (included in main number)
Two Cents 1969: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 28
Two Cents 1969: References to Information Used
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
Two Cents 1969: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - 2 Cents, Fiji, 1969
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (24) coins of type: Fiji / Two Cents
Two Cents 1969 Two Cents 1973 Two Cents 1975 Two Cents 1976 Two Cents 1977 Two Cents 1978
Two Cents 1979 Two Cents 1980 Two Cents 1981 Two Cents 1982 Two Cents 1983 Two Cents 1984
Two Cents 1985 Two Cents 1987 Two Cents 1986 Two Cents 1990 Two Cents 1992 Two Cents 1994
Two Cents 1995 Two Cents 2001 Two Cents 2002 Two Cents 2003 Two Cents 2004 Two Cents 2005