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The Last Polynesian Kingdom, The Whales: 1 Dollar (Tonga, 2009)-Reference

Updated: Apr 15

This Tongan banknote represents the 1st denomination of the Pa'anga (Series 2009). The observe features a portrait of King Tupou V (1959-20xx), in full regalia. The reverse depicts a leaping Humpback Whale, Tonga is known mating ground for whales. Notably Tonga is the last nation in Oceania to preserve it's native monarchy. (Note Size: 150 x 70 mm or 5.91 x 2.76 in)




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