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Seychelles

 

1968-2011 | 2016

 

 

5 Rupees, 1968

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Front: Seychelles black parrot; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1955, age 29

Back: Geometric design

Courtesy Tod Hunt

 

10 Rupees, 1968

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Front: Sea tortoise; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1955, age 29

Back: Geometric design

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20 Rupees, 1971

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Front: Bridled tern; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present

Date of portrait: 1955, age 29

Back: Geometric design

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50 Rupees, 1968

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This note is famously known as the "SEX" note. The leaves of the palm trees appear unintentionally spelling the word "SEX". This note was sold for $1400 at Lyn Knight Memphis auction on June 13, 2013.

Front: Sailing ship; Elizabeth II (1926-), Queen of United Kingdom, British colonies and Commonwealth of Nations 1952-present; Word "SEX" discernible in palm trees at right

Date of portrait: 1955, age 29

Back: Geometric design

Courtesy Lyn Knight

 

25 Rupees, (1979)

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10 Rupees, (1983)

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10 Rupees, (1989)

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25 Rupees, (1989)

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10 Rupees, (1998)

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25 Rupees, (1998)

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50 Rupees 2011

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Front: Angel fish; Paille en Que orchids

Back: Cowry shells; Clock tower; Yellow fin tuna; Flightless bird

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100 Rupees 2011

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Front: Vielle Babone Cecile fish; Pitcher plant

Back: Cowry shells; Bridled terns; Giant land turtoise

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500 Rupees 2011

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Front: Coco de Mer fish; Gold foin salfish

Back: Owl

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1968-2011 | 2016

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Seychelles, located in the Indian Ocean 600 miles northeast of Madagascar, was originally settled by France. Ceded to Britain in 1914. Attained independence in 1976. It is a member of the British Commonwealth. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Seychelles.

 

 

 

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