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Maldive Islands
In ancient times the Maldives were renowned for cowry shells, coir rope, dried tuna fish (Maldive Fish), ambergris (Maavaharu), and coco de mer (Tavakkaashi). Local and foreign trading ships used to load these products in Sri Lanka and transport them to other harbours in the Indian Ocean. Historically Maldives provided enormous quantities of cowry shells, an international currency of the early ages. From the 2nd century AD the islands were known as the 'Money Isles' by the Arabs.[78] Monetaria moneta were used for centuries as a currency in Africa, and huge amounts of Maldivian cowries were introduced into Africa by western nations during the period of slave trade.[79] The cowry is now the symbol of the Maldives Monetary Authority. The Maldivian government began an economic reform pr more info »
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Maldive-Islands P1 12-Rupee 1947
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Date: 1947
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Maldive Islands Banknote P1 12-Rupee 1947
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Maldive-Islands P2b 1-Rupee 1960
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Maldive-Islands P3a 2-Rupees 1947
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Maldive-Islands P4as 5-Rupees 1947
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Maldive-Islands P6a 50-Rupees 1951
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Date: 1951
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Maldive-Islands P9 2-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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Date: 1983
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2 Rufiyaa P9 1983
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Date: 1983
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Maldive-Islands P10 5-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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Date: 1983
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5 Rufiyaa P10 1983
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Date: 1983
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Maldive-Islands P10as 5-Rufiyaa 1998
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