Depiction of a native lizard, vokai (a banded iguana). To the left, Vokai. Around above, FIJI. To the right, horizontally between FIJI and the lizard, the date 2012.
In the centre of the coin, a saqamoli (also spelled saqa moli - a native earthenware water vessel consisting of three conjoined spherical bulbs joined together by cylindrical stirrups coming together at the centre). Above, the denomination and value $1. Around below, Saqāmoli.