New Circulating Coins For The Kingdom Of Tonga



Press Release

At an auspicious and historical ceremony at the Royal Australian Mint today, the High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia, Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku’aho presided over a coinage formality by striking the new circulating coins for the Kingdom of Tonga. Representatives from Vanuatu and Cook Islands also participated on behalves of their respective countries’ coins.

The Princess intimated through a short speech of how proud she is to strike the newly minted coins as part of the celebration to honour the forthcoming coronation of her father, His Majesty King Tupou VI.

Joining Her Royal Highness were members of the local Canberra Tongan community, staff of the High Commission and officials from the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (Nuku’alofa).


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