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Mauritius 10 Rupees (1954)

Mauritius 10 Rupees (1954)
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10 Rupees (1954) (Front: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Port Louis harbour. Back: Mauritian Coat of Arms depicting a Dodo bird and a deer with a motto "Stella Clavisque Maris Indici” (Latin: Star and Key of the Indian Ocean). Watermark: Galley or Birlinn (Lymphad, a vessel, a single-masted ship propelled by oars) from the quarterly azure of the Mauritian coat of arms, with three flags. Security features: Consecutively running horizontal serial numbers on the obverse of the banknote. Predominant colour: Red. Signatures: Hinchey; Hurvais (Commissioners of Currency). Printing method: Intaglio (Printmaking). Issuer: Government of Mauritius. Date of Issue: (1954). Circulation from: 1954. Date of withdrawal: 1967. Material: Cotton. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden, Surrey, England (BWC))

Dimensions: 146 x 84 mm

Catalogue Number: P-28a (SCWPM: Albert Pick; Krause Publications)

Texts: The Government of Mauritius. Office of the Commissioners of Currency, Port Louis. These notes are legal tender for the payment of any amount. Ten Rupees. Stella Clavisque Maris Indici.