Release of 2018 Series $50 Banknote

The Public is hereby notified that the National Reserve Bank of Tonga will release into circulation its 2018 series of $50 banknote bearing the signatures of the late Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, the former Minister of Finance, Pohiva Tu'i'onetoa and Governor of the Reserve Bank, Sione Ngongo Kioa.

The 2018 top-series holds the same security features and design elements of the 2015 King Tupou VI Banknote Series with the following amendments:

1) Updated Signatures on the Front side of the %50 Banknote

2) Coronation Text Removes on the Reverse side of the $50 Banknote

The release date is scheduled for the 2nd week of August 2020.

2015 Series - $50 Banknote 2018 Series - $50 Banknote

The general public is hereby reminded that all King George Tupou V Banknote Series will remain in circulation and will co-circulate with the current 2015 & 2018 King Tupou VI Banknote Series.

Old recalled $50 banknotes depicting the portrait of His Majesty the late King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV and all $1 banknotes can be redeemed for the same amount at the National Reserve Bank of Tonga.


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

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