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2 Pa'anga

Issuing authority: National Reserve Bank of Tonga

Original size: 150 x 70 mm

TO - B203

Banknote design copyright by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga

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Vorderseite: Landeswappen; Porträt des ehemaligen Königs von Tonga, Taufa’ahau Tupou IV. (1918-2006).
Rückseite: Vier Frauen stellen Stoff (Tapa) aus Rindenbast des Maulbeerbaumes her.

Front side: Coat of arms of Tonga; Portrait of the former king of Tonga, Taufa’ahau Tupou IV. (1918-2006).
Back side: Four women making cloth (tapa) using fibres made from the bark of the mulberry tree.


Not dated.
Signatures of Tu'i Pelehake (as PALEMIA 'O TONGA) and J. Cecil Cocker (as MINISITA PA'ANGA). No watermark. Solid security thread. Two horizontal 6-digit serial numbers on the front side. Both are printed in black, have an alphanumeric fractional prefix and digits of the same size. Printed by Thomas de la Rue, United Kingdom.


Introduced in 1992.