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2 Dollars - Elizabeth II "Taku Turtle" Silver Bullion

2 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Taku Turtle" Silver Bullion) -  obverse2 Dollars - Elizabeth II ("Taku Turtle" Silver Bullion) -  reverse

Reverse © Ulmo

Features

Country Fiji
Period Republic (1987-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Years 2010-2012
Value 2 Dollars
2 FJD = 0.94 USD
Currency Dollar (1969-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 31.1 g
Diameter 40.70 mm
Thickness 5.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 151
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Queen Elizabeth II

Lettering: ELIZABETH II - FIJI - TWO DOLLARS - (YEAR)

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

Raphael David Maklouf is a sculptor, best known for designing the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II used on the coins of many Commonwealth nations. Maklouf was born in Jerusalem emigrating with his family to the United Kingdom after the Second World War. He attended the Camberwell School of Art until 1958, afterward becoming an academic lecturer for ten years. He was made an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors in 1979. Raphael Maklouf was born to a Jewish family. His father is Samuel Maklouf, born in Safed, Raphael Makouf's mother is Leonie Maklouf.

Reverse

A swimming Hawksbill-Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), which is locally called "Taku"

Lettering: FIJI TAKU - FINE SILVER .999 - 1 OZ SILVER

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2010  8% Proof
2011  28.55 52% Proof
2012  350,000 26.10 55% Proof (KM# 151a)

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