Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Fiji Drops Queen Elizabeth II from Currency

FIJI dropped the image of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II from a new range of bank notes and coins unveiled today, replacing her with plants and animals native to the Pacific island state.

Fiji President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau said the new currency was a milestone for the former British colony, which became independent in 1970 and declared itself a . . .

Read more at The Australian News

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