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Reverse of 1979 Five Dollar Coin
Reverse of 1979 Kiribati 5 Dollars
Obverse of 1982 Five Dollar Coin
Obverse of 1982 Kiribati 5 Dollars
Reverse of 1982 Five Dollar Coin
Reverse of 1982 Kiribati 5 Dollars

Reverse of 1997 Kiribati Five Dollar

Reverse of 1997 Kiribati Samoa 5 Dollars

Obverse of 1997 Kiribati 5 Dollars
Obverse of 1997 Kiribati Samoa 5 Dollars

The Gilbert Islands were granted self-rule by the UK in 1971 and complete independence in 1979 under the new name of Kiribati. The US relinquished all claims to the sparsely inhabited Phoenix and Line Island groups in a 1979 treaty of friendship with Kiribati.

Kiribati Coins
The official currency of Kiribati is the dollar which is peeged to the Australian dollar at a 1:1 ratio.

Further Information
For more information on Kiribati history and coinage please see our history page.

Links with Samoa - Or is it a Split?
In 1997, Kiribati and Samoa, which was previously known as Western Samoa, jointly issued a two-part coin.

YearDenominationDiameterWeightFinenessActual Silver Content
19795 Dollars3728.160.50000.4527
19825 Dollars37Silver  
20005 Dollars 15.55180.9250.4625

Denomination = Face Value of Coin
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres
Fineness = Proportion of silver
Weight = Total weight in grams
Silver Content = Actual fine silver content in troy ounces.

Prices & Availability
All prices on our websites are subject to fluctuation and availability. Please check before ordering.
DateDenominationDescriptionMintageGradeAvailabilityPrice £Price $Price €
19795 DollarsIndependence1,545Silver Proof Yes£20$33€25
19825 DollarsRoyal Visit SilverYes£20$33€25
20005 DollarsKiribati & Samoa 2 Part Coin10,000SilverYes£30$48€35

Postage & Packing:
UK: At buyer's Risk £3.50 or
Fully Insured £9 (Usually by Royal Mail Special Delivery)
USA: Airmail at buyer's risk $10 or
Fully Insured $20
For further details, please see our Postage & Packing page.

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