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the Maldivian rufiyaa

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  • Maldives, Republic
  • Rufiyaa
  • Male
  • of 300 sq. km
  • Maldivian , English (state)
  • MV (MDV) 462

The rufiyaa is the native currency of Maldivian Republic. One rufiyaa is equal 100 laris. Conditional a designation of rufiyaas - MVR . All denominations of Maldivian Republic of different nominal values have similar decor. On their face side there is a plotting of a coconut palm tree and a sailing vessel. The modified denominations differ shades, and also are a little changed in design. Main elements of protection same, as well as in denominations of the previous issue, - a watermark in the form of the State Emblem. The difference is made only by the coloured fields and a protective strip instead of a protective thread. The protective strip is on the left side from the center. All denominations are identical on the size - 150 X 70 mm.

the Flag of Maldives the Map of Maldives
the Arms of Maldives

In circulation there are denominations of denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500 rufiyaas. On external decor Maldivian rufiyaas differ only a back. So, the turn-over of a denomination in nominal value in 5 rufiyaas contains the plotting of fishermen by boats in a sea. Prevailing colours of a denomination - violet, lilac and azure. On the back denominations in nominal value in 10 rufiyaas there is a plotting of a scene from a rural life. Fundamental colours - orange, dark brown and green. On the back of 20 rufiyaas fishery vessel drawing in harbour is seated. Dominating colours - crimson and lilac.

On the back of a denomination in nominal value in 50 rufiyaas - the plotting of the local market. Colours of the note - azure and dark blue. 100 rufiyaas on the turn-over have the tomb plotting. Prevailing colours - light green, olive and ochre. The red-orange denomination in 500 rufiyaas contains the plotting of a main mosque and the Islamic center.

Face side of 100 rufiyaas of Maldives
the Back of 100 rufiyaas of Maldives

As the fake of a denomination of denomination of 500 rufiyaas is even more often observed, currency management of Maldivian Republic has decided to withdraw from circulation the denominations manufactured till 1998, this nominal value. Their exchange is carried out by Central bank.

Face side of 500 rufiyaas of Maldives
the Back of 500 rufiyaas of Maldives

It is updated 04.2012


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