Seniti: coin from Kingdom of Tonga (1967-...); 1/100 pa'anga


20 seniti, 2002: Kingdom of Tonga

20 seniti, 2002: Kingdom of Tonga

Circulating commemorative coin of the FAO series (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Coins of this series were minted in many countries around the world (mostly during the second half of the 20th century).

Ruler: Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV — the King of Tonga during 1965-2006.

20 SENITI: 20 seniti.

FAKALAHI ME'AKAI: Food Expansion or Grow More Food.

Yam: a plant whose large roots (tubers) are widely used in food as a nutrient-rich product.

FAO. TONGA 2002.

Portrait of Taufa'ahau Tupou IV.

British Royal Mint.

  • Nickel plated steel: 28.5 mm - 8.3 g
  • Reference price: 1.2$

COIN SENITI — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. TONGA (1967-...) — Kingdom of Tonga (protected state of the United Kingdom, until 1970) + Kingdom of Tonga: seniti = 1/100 pa'anga

The name of the seniti coin is analogous to the cent in Tongan, while the pa'anga (the basic currency of Tonga, equivalent to 100 seniti) is sometimes called the dollar.