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Maldives 1,000 Rufiyaa Note

Nominated by Christof Zellweger, IBNS Life Member 86

Note Maldives B221 (PNL): 1,000 rufiyaa (US$66)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue
Front Underprint of spot and striped pattern on the skin of whale sharks; denomination as registration device; manta rays (Manta alfredi); green turtle (Chelonia mydas); corals SPARK patch; luxury resort
Back (vertical) Whale shark (Rhincodon typus)
Watermark (shadow image) Unknown
Additional Security No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 150 x 70 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced December 2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book