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NEW CURRENCY DESIGNS

Torika Tokalau
Thursday, December 13, 2012

Here's what you can expect to see on the new notes and coins:

* 5 cents coin — Nuqa-roro (bi-colour foxface rabbitfish)

* 10c coin — Beka-Mirimiri (Fiji flying fox)

* 20c coin — Kaka (Kadavu shining parrot)

* 50c coin — Varivoce (humpheaded wrasse)

* $1 coin — Vokai (banded iguana)

* $2 coin — Ga ni Vatu (peregrine falcon) on the front and the tanoa (kava bowl) on the back

* $5 — Fiji's endemic Kulawai (red-throated lorikeet)

* $10 — Beli (lever's goby)

* $20 — Kacau ni Gau (Fiji petrel)

* $50 — Tagimoucia flower

* $100 — Nanai (cicada)





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