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Coin - 1/2 Penny, Fiji, 1943 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12512

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by, Fiji, 1943 S
Minted by San Francisco Mint, USA
Statement Of Significance:
Struck at San Francisco mint in brass because of World War II
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.264 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, pacific islands
Themes this item is part of: San Francisco Mint, Medal Makers, United States of America, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Fiji
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1943 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Above central hole, a crown; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse Description: Central hole divides the date, 1943; above HALFPENNY; below, FIJI; the mint mark, S, below FIJI
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Brass
Issued By: Fiji Currency Board, Fiji, 1943
Mint: San Francisco (Mint), United States of America, 1943
References: KM#14a
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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