Tonga Half Pa'anga 1977 P18b Unc

These Half Pa’anga notes were issued by Tonga in 1977. (P18b) They bear the portrait of King Taufa’ahua Tupov IV who succeeded his mother Queen Salote as monarch on her death in 1965. (P18b) He reigned until his death in 2006 and was one of the world’s longest-reigning sovereigns. He was also the tallest and heaviest Tongan monarch, measuring 6ft 5 inches and weighing over 31 stone. The back depicts a familiar Tongan scene with the processing of coconuts. Uncirculated.
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SKU: WTO1175