Commemorative Issue of Cook Islands Circulating Coins

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Self Government the Ministry of Finance of Economic Management has a limited set of Cook Islands circulating coins set in a special sleeve for sale for $30.

The set features the circulating currency which will be launched on Cook Islands Constitution Day on 4 August 2015.

The set consists of six coins with the obverse side of featuring the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the year of mintage (2015). The reverse side of each coin features a number of different designs featuring the culture and traditions of the Cook Islands.

 

  Diameter Weight Shape Reverse Design
  (mm) (gm)    
10 Cent 19 2.79 Round Oranges with Leaves
20 Cent 21 3.64 Round Kakaia Bird (Fairy Tern)
50 Cent 24.2 5.47 Round Albacore Tuna
1 Dollar 28.52 10.86 Scallop Tangaroa, God of the Sea
2 Dollars 23.89 7.65 Triangular Kumete-Traditional Food Pounding Table
5 Dollars 28.75 11.3 12 Sided Traditional Vaka

For further details on sales please contact Terry Piri at Terry.piri@cookislands.gov.ck or 29511 Ext 806.

Stocks are limited.

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