1 Dollar, Issued by, Cook Islands, 1972.
Mint not recorded.

Obverse Description

Bust of the Queen wearing tiara facing right; around, ELIZABETH II COOK ISLANDS; below, 1972

Reverse Description

The god Tangaroa (described as a male fertility god and the Polynesian god of creation) standing facing left; at left and right, $1; the artist's initials JB (James Berry) above the exergue line at right; border of stars including one in the exergue

Edge Description



The Cook Islands employed New Zealand coins until 1972 when local issues were made. This was the first 1 dollar issue.

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