Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From

Official Name: Republic of the Fiji Islands
National Name: Republic of the Fiji Islands
Monetary Units: 1 Fiji pound (F£) = 100 shillings. In 1970, the Fiji dollar (F$) replaced the Fiji pound. Currently, 1 Fiji dollar (F$) = 100 cents
Location: Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.
Mineral Resources: Gold, copper, offshore oil potential.

Fiji Scott 253 Fiji Scott 273
Scott 253
4 shillings
15 Jul 1968
Scott 273
40 cents
13 Jan 1969

These stamps show natural, unpolished mineral specimens. Philatelic Mineralogy Copyright © 1997-2010 by Richard Busch