5 Vatu Japanese Bobtail

5 Vatu (Japanese Bobtail) - obverse5 Vatu (Japanese Bobtail) - reverse

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Features

Issuer VanuatuVanuatu (1980-date)
Period Republic (1980-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 5 Vatu
5 VUV = USD 0.042
Currency Vatu (1982-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 28.9 g
Diameter 40 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Number
N#
142704
References KM# 125
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

Japanese Bobtail

Series: Cats of the world

Obverse

The arms of Vanuatu featuring a Melanesian warrior standing in front of a curved boar's tooth above a scroll reading "LONG GOD YUMI STANAP" and the date split by the warrior.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
RIPABLIK BLONG VANUATU
20 15
LONG GOD YUMI STANAP

Translation:
Republic of Vanuatu
2015
In God, we stand

Reverse

The value to the left of the cat and Swarovski crystals in the background

Script: Latin

Lettering:
Japanese Bobtail
5
VATU
1 Oz 999 silver

Edge

5 Vatu (Japanese Bobtail) -  obverse

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Mint

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015 

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