According to a press release dated 7 October 2020, the Reserve Bank of Fiji introduced a new 50-dollar legal tender note commemorating Fiji’s 50th anniversary of independence on 8 October 2020. It was introduced along with a 50-cent commemorative coin. Special numismatic collector sets are now also available through the
According to an article on NumisMaster dated 15 May 2013, Fiji has recently withdrawn its old 2-dollar note, and plans to withdraw the old, brown 5-dollar notes as of 30 June 2013. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
Fiji announces the 2012 flora and fauna series of notes and coins on 12 December 2012 in this video. The notes begin circulating 2 Janauary 2013, with the exception of the 5-dollar note, the introduction of which is being delayed until April for undisclosed reasons. Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (www.banknoten.de),
According to a Fiji Broadcasting Corporation article dated 29 November 2012, the Reserve Bank of Fiji intends to unveil a new series of banknotes and coins on 12 December 2012, and to issue same beginning 2 January 2013. The new designs of Fijian flora and fauna will replace the portrait
According to the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Annual Report 2011, “The Currency Review, that commenced a year earlier, progressed well in 2011. The objectives of the review comprised an upgrade of existing security features and the inclusion of Fiji’s flora and fauna on banknotes and coins. In March 2011, Cabinet
According to a press release dated 1 December 2011, 2-, 5-, and 10-dollar notes of the 2007 design series were issued 5 December bearing the signature of Barry Whiteside, governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji. Governor Whiteside’s signature replaces the signature of the former governor, Savenaca Narube. The title
According to a Radio Fiji article dated 1 March 2011, Fiji’s prime minister, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, has announced that the country will replace the 2-dollar (US$1.10) banknote with a coin, the color of the current 5-dollar (US$2.75) note will be changed from brown to green, and there will be new