Thursday, December 13, 2012

Fiji Unveiled a New Series of banknotes for 2013

Fiji has unveiled a new banknote series featuring unique flora and fauna. Queen Elizabeth II's portrait will no longer be featured on the notes. The landmarks featuring on the back of the notes will be retained. The new notes will go into circulation on January 2, 2013.

The new $5 note will be a polymer plastic note. It will be green and will feature the parrot Kulawai which has not been sighted for years.

The $10 note will feature the fresh water fish called the Beli.

The $20 note will feature the bird Kacau Ni Gau.

The $50 note will feature the Tagimoucia.

The new $100 note will have the Nanai or Cicada. It is an insect that appears once every 8 years.

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