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Coin - 1 Penny, Fiji, 1942 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12542

Summary:
1 Penny, Issued by, Fiji, 1942 S
Minted by San Francisco, USA
Statement Of Significance:
War-time alloy
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 36 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.378 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: 1942 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Above central hole, a crown; around hole, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse Description: Central hole divides the date 1942; around above FIJI; around below, PENNY; the mint mark, S, below the hole
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Brass
Issued By: Fiji Currency Board, Fiji, 1942
Mint: San Francisco (Mint), United States of America, 1942
References: KM#7a
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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