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Ancient pottery implies trade routes with Zanzibar as far back as the time of the ancient Assyrians. Traders from Arabia, the Persian Gulf region of modern-day Iran (especially Shiraz), and west India probably visited Zanzibar as early as the 1st century. They used the monsoon winds to sail across the Indian Ocean to land at the sheltered harbor located on the site of present-day Zanzibar City.[citation needed] The clove, originating from the Moluccan Islands (today in Indonesia), was introduced in Zanzibar by the Omani sultans in the first half of the 19th century.[58] Zanzibar, mainly Pemba Island, was once the world's leading clove producer,[59] but annual clove sales have plummeted by 80 percent since the 1970s. Zanzibar's clove industry has been crippled by a fast-moving global mar more info »
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Zanzibar P-4 20-Rupees 1908
20 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Front)
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Date: 1908
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20 Rupees P-4 1908
Zanzibar P-4 20-Rupees 1928
20 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Front)
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Date: 1928
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20 Rupees P-4 1928
Zanzibar P-3 10-Rupees 1916
10 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Front)
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Date: 1916
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Red Colour. Dated 1st August 1916 Signatures: Chief Secretary : John Houston Sinclair Treasurer : James Corbett Davis - Scan donated by Percy Siganporia
Zanzibar Banknote P-3 10-Rupees 1916
10 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Back)
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Date: 1916
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10 Rupees P-3 1916
Zanzibar P-2 5-Rupees 1908
5 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Front)
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Date: 1908
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Zanzibar Banknote P-2 5-Rupees 1908
5 Rupees Zanzibar's Banknote (Back)
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Date: 1908
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5 Rupees P-2 1908
Zanzibar P-1 1-Rupee 1920
1 Rupee Zanzibar's Banknote (Front)
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Date: 1920
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Zanzibar Banknote P-1 1-Rupee 1920
1 Rupee Zanzibar's Banknote (Back)
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Date: 1920
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1 Rupee P-1 1920
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