Sunday, November 23, 2008

Solomon Island

Soloman Island 2dollar 1997 UNC
Front Design: Arms; Fish
Back Design: Fisherman

The coat of arms of the Solomon Islands shows a shield which is framed by a crocodile and a shark. The motto is displayed under it, which reads "To Lead Is To Serve." Over the shield there is a helmet with decorations, crowned by a stylized sun.
In 2001 two dollar polymer notes were introduced to replace the cotton fibre issue but in 2006 the banknotes was reverted back to cotton. Denomination of 2, 5, 10 dollar banknotes introduced in 1977 and in 1981 denomination 20dollar banknotes and denomination 50dollars banknotes in 1986. Denomination 100 dollars in 2006.
*information obtained from: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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