Kiribati 1-CENT (KM1)
Kiribati 1-CENT (KM1)

Kiribati 1-CENT (KM1) Frigatebird

Kiribati's first coin issued features the Frigatebird, which is also featured on the country's coat of arms. It is likely either the Great Frigatebird or the Lesser Frigatebird, both of which are found in Kiribati. It is probably not the Christmas Island Frigatebird (as identified by the Krause catalogue) which is endemic to Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean near Australia. (There is also a Christmas Island in Kiribati, which may have caused this confusion.)

Specifications

  • Diameter: 17.5 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM1

Obverse Legend

KIRIBATI

Reverse Legend

1 CENT

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