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1867 - Present Issues

     

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Chief of State, Prez:
Jioji Konousi
KONROTE
12.11.2015 >


Head of Government, PM:

Ratu "Frank" Josaia Voreqe BAINIMARAMA
22.9.2014 >

MATANITU KO VITI
- FIJI Banknotes, 1871 - Present Issues

MATANITU KO VITI
Republic of the Fiji

Viti Kingdoms 1865; Split of Bau, Lau 1867; Kingdom Viti 1871; GBR Colony 1874; FJI 10.10.1970
FJI currency 1867-present; many countries currencies used in parallel in the 19th century
The first banknotes attributable to Fiji were issued in 1867
  Page Catalog Numbers(1) Denominations Dates Issuing Authority Location

Colony of Fiji

GBR Colony 1874 -10.10.1970

PRIVATE ISSUES

Brewer & Joske Issues 10 N.10 - N.15
CR.1 - CR.4
$1/4 - $2, 1 1871-75 Brewer & Joske Sugar Mills Suva
Fiji Paper Money, Mona Cotton Ginning Establishment 187x Issue 17 N.17
CR.5
5 187x Clark, Spowart & Co. -
Mona Cotton Ginning Estab.
Levuka
Images Needed 20 N.20 ? ? T.D. Grover  Levuka
F. & W. Hennings Issues 30 N.30 - N.32
CR.6 - CR.7
$1 1871-73

F & W Hennings 

Lomaloma
Images Needed 34 N.34 1 ? Reece Bros.  Levuka
Fiji J.C.Smith Ca.1872 Issues 36 N.36 - N.38
CR.9 - CR.10
1, $1 Ca.1872 J. C. Smith Levuka
Images Needed 40 N.40
CR.11
1 ?

Issuer Unknown
("Sandon Pound")

Levuka
Levuka Pound 42 N.42
CR.12
1 Ca. 1871 Issuer Unknown
("Levuka Pound")
Ovalau
Images Needed 44 N.44 - N.46
CR.13 - CR.14
25 - $1 ? Fiji Currency Company -

PRIVATE BANKS

200 N.200 - N.205
P.S211 - P.S215A
$1 - 10 187x Fiji Banking &
Commercial Company
Levuka
Images Needed 206 N.206 - N.234
P.S216 - P.S225
1 - 20 1873-1918
 Provisional
Bank of New Zealand -
231 N.231 - N.234
P.S231 - P.S234
1 - 20 1901-20 Provisional Bank of New South Wales Suva

WWII EMERGENCY ISSUES

Images Needed 50 N.50 - N.56
CR.26 - CR.28
1d, 3d, 6d ND(WWII) Burns & Philp (S.S.) Co. Ltd. -
Images Needed 60 N.60 -N.70   ND(WWII) Club Hotel -
Images Needed 78 N.78
CR.29
  ND(WWII) Defence Club -
Fiji Paper Money, Garrick Hotel, WWII Emergency Issues 80 N.80 - N.99
CR.30 - CR.33
1d, 3d, 6d, 1/- ND(WWII) Garrick Hotel -
Fiji Paper Money, Grand Pacific Hotel, WWII Emergency Issues 100 N.100 - N.105
CR.34 - CR.37
SB.1451 - 53
1d, 3d, 6d ND(WWII) Grand Pacific Hotel Suva
Images Needed 106 N.106 - N.108
CR.UNL
SB.1461 - SB.1462
1d, 3d ND(WWII) Lautoka Hotel Lautoka
Images Needed 110 N.110
CR.38
1d ND(WWII) Lilac Theatre -
Images Needed 114 N.114
CR.39
1d ND(WWII) McDonald Hotel -
Images Needed 118 N.118 ? ND(WWII) Melbourne Hotel -
Fiji Morris Hedstrom Ltd WWII Issue 120 N.120 - N.126
CR.40 - CR.41

SB.1501 - 06
1d, 3d, 6d, 1/- ND(WWII) Morris Hedstrom Ltd. -
128 N.128 - N.132
CR.42 - CR.44
SB.1381-83
1 , 5, 10 ND(WWII) US Armed Forces in Fiji - USAFIF -
Images Needed 133 N.133
CR45-CR47
10, 50, $1 ND(WWII) Camp Barnes Officers Club -
Images Needed 140 N.140
CR.48
5 ND(WWII) Kaianaskis Camp -

Kingdom of Bau

Kingdom of Bau 1867-71; Kingdom of Fiji 5.6.1871
Kingdom of Bau 1867 300 N.300
P.S201
$1  1867 Treasury Note Kingdom of Bau Bau

Kingdom of Fiji

Kingdom Viti 1871; GBR Colony 1874; FJI 10.10.1970
FJI currency 1867-present; many countries currencies used in parallel in the 19th century
303 N.303 - N.309
P.3 - P.9
12 to100 1871-73 Kingdom of Fiji Levuka
Fiji 1871 Treasury notes 310 N.310 - N.312
P.UNL - P.11
$1 to $10 1871 Treasury Note Kingdom of Fiji Levuka
Fiji paper Money, 1872 Issues 313 N.313 - N.317
P.12 - P.16
$1 to $50 1872 Treasury Note Kingdom of Fiji Levuka
Fiji Paper Money, 1872-74 Debenture Issues 318 N.318 - N.321
P.16A - P.16B
$5, $10 1872 Debentures Kingdom of Fiji Levuka

Colony of Fiji

GBR Colony 1874; FJI 10.10.1970
Fiji Paper Money, 1917-33 Issues 322 N.322 - N.327
P.17 - P.22
5/- to 20 1917-33 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Papewr Money, 5/- to 20 Pounds, 1934-35 Issues 328 N.328 - N.333
P.23 - P.28
5/- to 20 1934-35 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 5 Shillings 1937-51 Issues 334 N.334
P.29
5/- 1937-51 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 10 Shillings 1937-51 335 N.335
P.30
10/- 1937-51 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1 Pound Issues, 1937-51 336 N.336 - N.337
P.31 - P.32
1 1937-51 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 5 - 20 Pound Issues, 1937-51 338 N.338 - N.340
P.33 - P.35
5 to 20 1937-51 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji 1940 Provisional Issues 342 N.342 - N.344
P.36 - P.38
10/- to 5 1940 Provisional Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji WWII Emergency Issues 345 N.345 - N.349
P.47 - P.49
1d - 2/- 1942 Emergency Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 5 Shilling Issues, 1957-65 350 N.350
P.43
5/- 1957-65 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 10/- Issues 1957-65 351 N.351
P.44
10/- 1957-65 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1 Pound Issues 1954-67 352 N.352
P.45
1 1954-67 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji 1954-67 Issues 353 N.353
P.46
 5 1954-67 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 10 & 20 Pound Issues, 1953-64 354 N.354-N.356
P.47 - P.49
10, 20 1953-64 Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Decimal Training Notes 1968 358 N.358 - N.360
P.UNL
50 to $2 ND(1968) Decimal Currency Board Fiji

Republic of the Fiji Islands

10.10.1970 Republic of the Fiji Islands
Fiji Paper Money, 1969-70 Issues 361 N.361 - N.367
P.58(50) - P.63( 55
)(2)
50 to $20 ND(1969-70) Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1971 Issues 368 N.368 - N.373
P.64(56) - P.69(61)
(2)
50 to $20 ND(1971) Government of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1974 Issues 374 N.374 - N.379
P.70(62) - P.75(67
)(2)
50 to $20 ND(1974) Central Monetary of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1980 Issues 381 N.381 - N.386
P.76(68) - P.80(72
)(2)
1$ to $20 ND(1980) Central Monetary of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1981-83 Issues 387 N.387 - N.391
P.81(73) - P.85(77
)(2)
$1 - $20 ND(1981-83) Central Monetary of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 1986-91 Issues 393 N.392 - N.398
P.86(78) - P.92(82
)(2)
$1 to $20 ND(1986-95) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji

Sovereign Democratic Republic of Fiji

25.7.1990 Sovereign Democratic Republic of Fiji
Fiji Papaer Money 1992-95 Issues 399 N.399 - N.401
P.93(83) - P.95(87
)(2)
$5 - $20 ND(1992) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji

Republic of the Fiji Islands

27.7.1998 Republic of the Fiji Islands
Fiji Paper Money, 1995-98 Issues 406 N.406 - N.411
P.96(88) - P.100(93)(2)
1$ to $50 ND(1995-98) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, 2000 Isues 412 N.412 - N.413
P.102(94) - P.103(103)(2)
$2, $2,000 2000 Commemorative Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji
Fiji 2002 Issues 414 N.414 - N.424
P.104(96) - P.108(100)(2)
$2 to $50 ND(2002) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji
Fiji Paper Money, ND(2007) Issues 426 N.426 - N.436
P.109 - P.114
$2 to $100 ND(2007-11) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji
115 P.115 - P.119 $5 to $100 ND(2012) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji

Republic of Fiji

7.9.2013 Republic of Fiji (in use from 18.1.2011)
New P.New $7 ND(2017) Reserve Bank of Fiji Fiji

POSTAL ISSUES

Fiji Paper Money, British Postal Orders, Various Dates & Issue Locations 500 N.500 - N.506 50d - 3 2003 - 05 British Postal Orders Nandi,
Suva
Fiji Paper Money, Postal Notes, Various Dates & Issue Locations 520 N.520 - N.526 20 - $4 2003 Fiji Postal Notes Nandi, Lautoka, Suva
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NOTES

Queen Elizabeth II was Head of State from  6.2.1952 - 6.10.1987. Fiji withdrew from the Commonwealth in 1987 but re-joined in 1997. Fiji was suspended from the Commonwealth in 2006.

(1) Some sections have been numbered in accordance with SCWPM, Modern Issues, 12th Edition. 11th Edition in (brackets)

 

(2) SPECIALIZED CATALOGS BIBLIOGRAPHY
N. Numismondo (Online)

Life in Feejee, Mary Wallis, Boston 1851
Fiji & The Fijians, Thomas Williams,  London 1858
Fiji & The Fijians-Part II, James Clavert, London 1958
Fiji: Records of Private & Public Life, Lord Stanmore, 1897
Cyclopedia of Fiji, Percy Allen 1907
A Vagabond in Fiji, Harry L. Foster, Dodd, Mead & Co. 1927
A History of Fiji, Suva 1946, R.A.Derrick 1957
Britian in Fiji 1858-1880, J.D.Legge London 1958
Fiji Is. Economic Conditions, Cyril S. Belshaw 1964
A History of Fiji, Kim Gravelle, Fiji Times & Herald 1983
Magnificent Voyages, Viola & Magnolia, Smithsonian 1985

SB. C.Frederick Schwan, Joseph E. Boling
BNR Press, ISBN 0-931960-40-1 1995
CR. Non-Government Issues-Rogers & Cantrell, Paper Money of Fiji I,  International Bank Note Society 1989
RC. Government Issues-Rogers & Cantrell, Paper
 Money of Fiji I,  
International Bank Note Society 1989
P.S SCWPM Vol 1
P. SCWPM Vol 2. and Vol 3.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

We gratefully acknowledge Don Cleveland, IBNS Assistant General Secretary & Assistant Treasurer for Australasia who provided images used in this section.


We gratefully acknowledge Neville Cuthbert who provided images used in this section.


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