|Face Value||5 Dollars|
Reflecting the global popularity of Lord Venkateswara (Tirupati Balaji), a limited collectors‘ edition coin dedicated to the deity has been issued from the Government of Palau, an island nation in the Pacifi c Ocean. The coin is studded with Swarovski crystals and a small diamond.
The Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, popularly known as Tirupati Balaji, in Andhra Pradesh, India is visited by millions of devotees annually. It would be for the fi rst time that a foreign country is issuing coins on this Hindu deity.