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Coin - 1 Shilling, Fiji, 1962 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12630

Summary:
1 Shilling, Issued by Fiji, 1962
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
Mintage: 400,000
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.687 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, pacific islands
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Fiji
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1962 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the Queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND
Reverse Description: Outrigger canoe under sail to right dividing the date 1962; above, SHILLING; below, FIJI
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: Fiji Currency Board, Fiji, 1962
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1962
References: KM#23
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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