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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1943 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12624

Summary:
1 Shilling, Issued by Fiji, 1943 S
Minted by San Francisco, USA
Statement Of Significance:
Struck at the San Francisco mint with .900 fine silver due to the war
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.709 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, british commonwealth 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 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse Description: Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1943; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI; the mint mark, S, below the canoe
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Fiji Currency Board, Fiji, 1943
Mint: San Francisco (Mint), United States of America, 1943
References: KM#12a
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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