Same design, different shape

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Malta, 5 cents, 1986.





Malta, 5 cents, 1991.
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Malta, 50 cents, 1986.





Malta, 50 cents, 1991.
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Papua New Guinea, 1 toea.

This coin and denomination were demonetised in 2012.




Papua New Guinea, 50 toea, 2021.

The design now graces the heptagonal 50 toea coin.
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<k>

Fiji $2 2012.jpg


Here you see the $2 coin dated 2012, that was actually not issued until 2013.

It was 11-sided and made of brass-plated steel.

It weighed 6.1 g and had a diameter of 24.39 mm and a thickness of 1.97 mm.


Unfortunately, the Fijians found it to be too close in size to the $1 coin.

The $1 coin is also made of brass-plated steel.

It weighs 5.05 g and has a diameter of 23 mm and a thickness of 1.75 mm.



Fiji $2 2014.jpg


Fiji $2 2014-.jpg

Fiji, $2, 2014.


In 2014 a new $2 coin was issued.

It has a 'Spanish flower' shape and is made of bronze-plated steel.

It weighs 7.85 g and has a diameter of 26 mm and a thickness of 2.25 mm.
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Botswana 5 thebe 1976.jpg

Botswana, 5 thebe, 1976.





Botswana, 5 thebe, 1998.



Botswana 5 thebe  2013~.jpg

Botswana, 5 thebe, 2013.
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Botswana 25  thebe  1976.jpg

Botswana, 25 thebe, 1976.



Botswana 25 thebe 1999 and 2013.jpg

Botswana, 25 thebe, 1999 and 2013.
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Botswana, 2 pula, 2004.





Botswana, 2 pula, 2013.
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krishna

Outer Shape is round but, the inner hexagonal border has been circumscribed
The form of the coin has changed considerablyi.e. metal, diameter, edge, weight

however the core design aspect remains the samesame design diferent shape.jpg

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#23
British Honduras 1c 1954.jpg

British Honduras, 1 cent, 1954.





British Honduras, 1 cent, 1956.

British Honduras is now called Belize.
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Madagascar 10 ariary 1978 and 1992.jpg

Madagascar, 10 ariary, 1978 and 1992: round, then heptagonal.
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Nigeria, 10 kobo, 1973.





Nigeria, 10 kobo, 1991.
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#26


Nigeria, 50 kobo, 1991.  Twelve-sided.





Nigeria, 50 kobo, 1993.  Round, but with a twelve-sided inner rim.
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Aruba 5 florin 2000.jpg

Aruba, 5 florin, 2000.



Aruba 5 florin 2006.jpg

Aruba, 5 florin, 2006.
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New Zealand, 20 cents, 1990.  Round.





New Zealand, 20 cents, 2006.  Spanish flower shape.
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<k>

#29
Madagascar 20 ariary 1978 and 1992.jpg

Madagascar: 20 ariary 1978, and 1992.


The round shape of the 20 ariary became decagonal (10-sided).
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