The Catalog Updated

Official country name: Kingdom of Tonga

Tonga uses pa’anga since 1967

1 pa’anga = 100 seniti; ISO code = TOP 776

Current Banknotes

  • 2 pa'anga
  • 5 pa'anga
  • 10 pa'anga
  • 20 pa'anga
  • 50 pa'anga
  • 100 pa'anga

               

2 Pa’anga (US$0.90; €0.84) P-44; TBB-B219 Color: Light red Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: Whale leaping out of water; medallion

Security: 1.4-mm windowed security thread with demetalized NRBT

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

               

5 Pa’anga (US$2.26; €2.10) P-45; TBB-B220 Color: Purple Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: Langi; medallion

Security: 1.4-mm windowed security thread with demetalized NRBT

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

             

10 Pa’anga (US$4.52; €4.21) P-46; TBB-B221 Color: Blue Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: Royal tomb; medallion

Security: 2.0-mm red-to- green windowed security thread with demetalized NRBT

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

              

20 Pa’anga (US$9.04; €8.41) P-47; TBB-B222 Color: Brown Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: NRBT building; medallion

Security: 2.0-mm red- to-green windowed security thread with demetalized NRBT

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

               

50 Pa’anga (US$22.60; €21.03) P-48; TBB-B223 Color: Light green, yellow Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: Royal Palace building; medallion

Security: Optiks security thread

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

              

100 Pa’anga (US$45.20; €42.06) P-49; TBB-B224 Color: Cherry red and white Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Tupou VI; coat of arms

Back: Vava’u Harbor; medallion

Security: Optiks security thread

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Tupou VI, electrotype NRBT and Cornerstones

Date: ND Intro: 29.06.2015

Rare in circulation

King Siaosi (George) Tupou V” Issue – 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pa’anga

Withdrawn from circulation

King Siaosi (George) Tupou V” Issue – 1 pa’anga

Commemorative banknotes

01.07.1989 “Inauguration of National Reserve Bank of Tonga” 

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20 Pa’anga (US$9.04; €8.41) P-30; TBB-B201 Color: Brown and orange Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm

Front: King Siaosi (George) Taufa’ahau IV Tupou. Coat of arms. Commemorative overprint (Tongan) in watermark area “01 SIULAI 1989 – FOKUTU ‘U PANGIKE PULE FAKAFONUA ‘O TONGA”

Back:Tonga Development Bank building, Nuku’Alofa. Commemorative overprint (english) in watermark area “01 JULY 1989 – INAUGURATION OF NATIONAL RESERVE BANK OF TONGA” 

Security: Solid security thread

Printer: TDLR

Watermark: King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV

Date: 01 JULY 1989 Intro: 01.07.1989 Prefix: C/1

Numismatic product

  • King Siaosi (George) Taufa’ahau IV Tupou set of 7 denominations 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pa’anga with matching serial numbers
  • King Tupou VI set of 6 denominations 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pa’anga with matching serial numbers

Terms of import and export of currencies

  • Currency import regulations

Local currency (Pa’anga-TOP) and foreign currencies: must be declared on arrival.

  • Currency export regulations

Local currency (Pa’anga-TOP) and foreign currencies: up to the amount declared on arrival. If the amount exceeds TOP 10,000.- or equivalent in foreign currencies, prior approval from the National Reserve Bank of Tonga is required.