Not many people get to have a banknote issued in his/her honour and achievement!!
Features of the banknote
Governor: Barry Whiteside
Printer; Oberthur Fiduciaire (France). Royal Canadian Mint for the 50 cents coin
Quantity: Banknote 2.0M pieces; Coin 1.0M pieces
Colour; Predominately blue
Obverse - Fijian flag, Vertically oriented. Team captain and flag bearer Osea Kolinisau running/charging with a rugby ball in his left hand. The team coach, English born Ben Ryan sitting on the Sigatoka Sand Dunes in pensive thought mode. Fijian Coat of Arms. Year date 2016 in gold colour.
Reverse - Fiji Rugby 7s Gold Olympians team with the Prime Minister Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama and team officials celebrating the win. Bainimarama is also the President of the Fiji Rugby Union.
|Dated 2016(2017), P120|
|Front Folder Cover|
|Back Folder Cover|
Note: The Rugby Sevens is a very popular sport in the Oceania region. Between 1976 to 2016, Fiji has won the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament most with 16 times, followed by New Zealand with 11 times.