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)

Obverse Description

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.

Reverse Description

Royal arms damaged by obverse counterstamping.

Edge Description


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