Florin, Issued by Fiji, 1941
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
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 1941; above, FIJI; below, FLORIN
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
29 mm (Outside Diameter), 11.19 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.