Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, the monarch's legend and date: ELIZABETH II FIJI 2005. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).
Tanoa kava bowl divides denomination, 1 cent.
The model for this yaqona (kava) communal mixing and serving bowl belonged to King Cakobau (1817 - 1883) and is in the Fiji Museum in Suva.
The design is by J. Ken Payne from Suva, Fiji.