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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 sym more info »

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Maldive-Islands P-23 500-Rufiyaa 2006
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Date: 2006
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Maldive Islands Banknote P-23 500-Rufiyaa 2006
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Date: 2006
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Maldive-Islands P-23 500-Rufiyaa 1996
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Date: 1996
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Date: 1996
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Maldive-Islands P-23a 500-Rufiyaa 1996
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Date: 1996
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Date: 1996
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Maldive-Islands P-23c 500-Rufiyaa 2008
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Date: 2008
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Date: 2008
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500 Rufiyaa P-23c 2008
Maldive-Islands P-22 100-Rufiyaa 1995
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Date: 1995
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Maldive Islands Banknote P-22 100-Rufiyaa 1995
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Date: 1995
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100 Rufiyaa P-22 1995
Maldive-Islands P-22c 100-Rufiyaa 2013
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Date: 2013
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Date: 2013
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Maldive-Islands P-21 50-Rufiyaa 2008
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Date: 2008
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Maldive-Islands P-21 50-Rufiyaa 2000
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Date: 2000
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Date: 2000
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Maldive-Islands P-20 20-Rufiyaa 2008
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Date: 2008
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Date: 2008
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Maldive-Islands P-20 20-Rufiyaa 2000
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Date: 2000
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Maldive-Islands P-19 10-Rufiyaa 2006
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Date: 2006
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Maldive-Islands P-19 10-Rufiyaa 1998
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Date: 1998
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Date: 1998
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Maldive-Islands P-18 5-Rufiyaa 1998
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Date: 1998
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Date: 1998
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Maldive-Islands P-18 5-Rufiyaa 2006
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Maldive-Islands P-18 5-Rufiyaa 2011
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Date: 2011
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Date: 2011
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Maldive-Islands P-17 500-Rufiyaa 1990
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Date: 1990
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Date: 1990
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Date: 1990
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Date: 1990
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Maldive-Islands P-16 5-Rufiyaa 1990
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Date: 1990
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Date: 1990
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Maldive-Islands P-15 2-Rufiyaa 1990
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Date: 1990
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Date: 1990
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2 Rufiyaa P-15 1990
Maldive-Islands P-14a 100-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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Date: 1983
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Date: 1983
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Maldive Islands Banknote P-14as 100-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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100 Rufiyaa P-14as 1983
Maldive-Islands P-14as 100-Rufiyaa 1995
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Date: 1995
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Maldive Islands Banknote P-14as 100-Rufiyaa 1995
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Date: 1995
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100 Rufiyaa P-14as 1995
Maldive-Islands P-13a 50-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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Maldive Islands Banknote P-13a 50-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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50 Rufiyaa P-13a 1983
Maldive-Islands P-13as 50-Rufiyaa 1983
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Date: 1983
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Date: 1983
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Maldive-Islands P-13b 50-Rufiyaa 1987
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Date: 1987
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Date: 1987
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