Two Cents 1978, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Two Cents 1978, Coin from Fiji (demonetised 2009)
CoinTwo Cents 1978

MintRoyal Australian Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,504,000 (1.5 million), Rarity: C (Common)
Obverse
Fiji / Two Cents 1978 - 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 1978.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Reverse
Fiji / Two Cents 1978 - 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
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Two Cents 1978: Known varieties
Variety In sets
Mintage Issued: 4,000
Variety Proof
Mintage Issued: 2,000 (included in total)
Two Cents 1978: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Royal Australian Mint 1978 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Circulation and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
All (24) Coins of Country: Fiji, Type: Two Cents
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Cents 1969 8,010,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1969
Two Cents 1973 2,110,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1973
Two Cents 1975 1,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1975
Two Cents 1976 1,004,999 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1976
Two Cents 1977 1,250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1977
Two Cents 1978 1,504,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1978
Two Cents 1979 500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1979
Two Cents 1980 4,022,499 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1980
Two Cents 1981 3,250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1981
Two Cents 1982 4,003,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1982
Two Cents 1983 3,003,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1983
Two Cents 1984 1,845,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1984
Two Cents 1985 1,700,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1985
Two Cents 1986 1,700,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1986
Two Cents 1987 1,700,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1987
Two Cents 1990 5,500,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1990
Two Cents 1992 10,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1992
Two Cents 1994 6,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1994
Two Cents 1995 5,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 1995
Two Cents 2001 2,830,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2001
Two Cents 2002 5,000,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2002
Two Cents 2003 6,410,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2003
Two Cents 2004 7,050,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2004
Two Cents 2005 7,760,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait ELIZABETH II FIJI 2005
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Two Cents 1978: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Cents
Issued1978
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Second Portrait, by Arnold Machin
Face Value2 (x Cent)
Mintage1,504,000 (1.5 million), Rarity: C (Common)
CurrentNo; demonetised 2009
Material
DesignerJ. Ken Payne
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size
Mass
OCC IDYAPV-ZOYR-CKVP-ELMD
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Two Cents 1978: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 28