1 Shilling, Issued by Fiji, 1816 countermarked crown over F
Minted by Royal Mint, London
The attribution to Fiji was made by Alfred Chitty in the 1920s. It is doubtful. The date is the date on the original coin, not the date of the counterstamp (which is unknown)
Laureate head of the King facing right; around, GEOR: III D:G: BRITT: REX F:D:; below, 1816; heavy counterstamp over the head, crown above F.
Royal arms damaged by obverse counterstamping.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
24 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.539 g (Weight)