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1983-2015 | 2016-2017

 

 

5 Rufiyaa, 1983

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5 rufiyaa 1983 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Fishing boats

 

50 Rufiyaa, 1987

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Front: Dhow

Back: Village market, Malé

 

2 Rufiyaa, 1990

2 rufiyaa 1990 front
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Front: Dhow

Back: Shoeline village

 

5 Rufiyaa, 2011

5 Rufiyaa, 2011 front
5 Rufiyaa, 2011 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Fishing boats

Courtesy banknoteworldcom

 

10 Rufiyaa, 2006

10 Rufiyaa, 2006 front
10 Rufiyaa, 2006 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Villagers working

Courtesy soufagoof

 

20 Rufiyaa, 2000

20 rufiyaa 2000 front
20 rufiyaa 2000 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Malé Harbour

 

50 Rufiyaa, 2008

50 Rufiyaa, 2008 front
50 Rufiyaa, 2008 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Village market, Malé

Courtesy yuri111

 

100 Rufiyaa, 2013

100 Rufiyaa, 2013 front
100 Rufiyaa, 2013 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Medhu Ziyaaraiy

Medhu Ziyaaraiy is the burial place of Abu-al Barakath Yusuf al Barbaree, who was the Moroccan scholar believed to be responsible for the advent of Islam in the Maldives in the 12th Century.

Courtesy nogowczyk

 

Medhu Ziyaaraiy

Medhu Ziyaaraiy

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500 Rufiyaa, 2008

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500 Rufiyaa, 2008 back

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Front: Dhow

Back: Grand Friday mosque and Islamic Center, Malé

Courtesy nogowczyk

 

Grand Friday mosque and Islamic Center

Grand Friday mosque and Islamic Center

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5000 Rufiyaa, 2015 Polymer
Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Independence

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Front: Images of the northern seashore of the capital city of Malé, circa 1965 and 2015

Back: Depicts the signing ceremony in which Maldives officially gained independence on 26 July 1965

Courtesy maldives monetary authority

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Maldives, an archipelago of about 2000 islets in the northern Indian Ocean 417 miles southwest of Sri Lanka, was a British protectorate. Attained complete autonomy in 1965 and became a republic in 1968. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on Maldive Islands.

 

 

 

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