Public Notice Regarding the 1 Pa'anga Coin

The National Reserve Bank of Tonga wishes to inform the general public that the Reserve Bank has not received any report of a 1 Pa’anga counterfeit coin.

The Reserve Bank has prepared a pamphlet outlining security features to assist members of the public in identifying genuine coins and banknotes. Pamphlets are available free of charge from the National Reserve Bank of Tonga or can be downloaded from the Reserve Bank website on

Members of the public and the business community are again reminded to carefully check all currency coins and banknotes which come into their possession. Counterfeit coins and banknotes carry zero value and will not be accepted by the Commercial Banks or the Reserve Bank.

The Public is urged to report and submit any counterfeit coins and banknotes to the National Reserve Bank of Tonga and Police for further examination and further appropriate action. Makers and distributors of counterfeits
are breaking Section 59 and 61 of the Criminal Offences Act 1988.

For further details, please contact:

National Reserve Bank of Tonga 
Telephone: (676) 24057 | Fax: (676) 24201 
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