Fiji drops Queen off coins

Interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. Photo / Greg Bowker
Interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama. Photo / Greg Bowker

Nearly 24 years after the first of four coups, the Republic of Fiji has dropped the image of the Queen from its currency.

Interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said the monarch's portrait would be replaced with native flora and fauna on coins.

- NZ Herald

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