This is such a fun design for a coin, and I am so glad I was able to find some of these to paint! Tuvalu isn't exactly a big source of coins, with less than 12,000 total population and out somewhere in the South Pacific between Hawaii and Australia.
Just for the fun of it, here are 10 facts per the Smithsonian:
I love sharing the interesting stories behind these coins. It is one way to explore the world, and learning more about animals and nature important to each country.