Sene: coin of Western Samoa (1967-...); 1/100 tala

SENE: COIN OF SAMOA

2 sene, 2000: Western Samoa (Independent State of Samoa)

2 sene, 2000: Western Samoa (Independent State of Samoa)

Commemorative coin: FAO series (F.A.O. — the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations — specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security).

SE 2 NEXXI CENTURY - FAO - FOOD SECURITY.

Five stars representing the constellation of the Southern Cross, as in the Flag of Samoa.

MALIETOA TANUMAFILI II (the world's oldest monarch, king of the Samoa) - SAMOA I SISIFO (samoan "Western Samoa").

  • Bronze: 21 mm - 3.94 g
  • Reference price: 0.6$

COIN SENE — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. WESTERN SAMOA (1967-...): sene = 1/100 tala

As for the origin of the name of the coin sene, then everything is simple: in the local Samoan language (alphabet based on 14 letters of the Latin alphabet) "sene" means "cent", by analogy with "tala" — "dollar".