Florin, Issued by Fiji, 1943 S
Minted by San Francisco Mint, USA

Obverse Description

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR

Reverse Description

Shield of arms of Fiji, the English lion facing left above the Cross of St. George, in its paws, a cocoa pod; below in four quarters around the cross: sugarcanes, a coconut palm, a bunch of bananas and the dove of peace (the main element of the flag of King Cakobau, first King of Fiji) the shield has no supporters and divides the date 1943; above, FIJI; below, FLORIN; the mint mark, S, below the shield

Edge Description



Struck at the San Francisco mint with a .900 fine silver alloy due to World War II. Mintage: 250,000

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