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Maldives: Commemorative 5000 Rufiyaa 2015

Maldives Monetary Authority put in circulation 5000-Rufiyaa commemorative note for the first time in the history of Maldives, marks the 50th anniversary of the Maldivian independence. Banknote symbolises the growth and development of the country over 50 years (1965-2015).


On the front side depicts the northern seashore of the capital city of Male`. On the reverse depicts the ceremony in which Maldives officially gained independence, on 26 July 1965. It signifies the peaceful approach taken by the country in obtaining independence. The design around the illustration signifies the uniqueness, craftsmanship, heritage, and Islamic customs retained by Maldivians over the centuries.


The commemorative note was designed by Mr. Abdulla Nashaath. The Dhivehi typography used in the commemorative note was developed by Mr. Mohamed Fayaz, Mr. Ibrahim Arafath, Ms. Khadheeja Shaneez Bushry and Mr. Hussain Fazeel.


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