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Mauritius 10 Rupees (1973)

Mauritius 10 Rupees (1973)
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10 Rupees (1973) (Front: Portrait, bust and left hand of Queen Elizabeth II wearing the regalia of the Order of the Garter from a 1956 painting by Pietro Annigoni. Coat of arms depicting Dodo (Raphus cucullatus), Sambar deer (Rusa unicolor), lymphad, palm trees, sugar cane, key. Back: Statues of Queen Victoria and Sir William Stevenson (1805 - 1863) in front of the Government House in Port Louis. Watermark: Dodo bird (Raphus cucullatus). Security features: Watermark. Consecutively running horizontal serial numbers on the obverse of the banknote. Vertical, solid, 0.5 mm wide security thread. Predominant colour: Red. Signatures: Goorpersad Bunwaree (Governor of the Bank, January 1973 to May 1982); Indurduth Ramphul (Managing Director, January 1973 to June 1982). Printing method: Intaglio (Printmaking). Issuer: Bank of Mauritius (est. September 1967). Date of Issue: 1973. Circulation from: 1967. Demonetised: 30 April 1988. Material: Cotton. Printer: Thomas De La Rue and Company, Limited (TDLR))

Dimensions: 145 x 85 mm

Catalogue Number: P-31c (Albert Pick; Krause)

Texts: Bank of Mauritius. Port Louis. This note is legal tender for the payment of the amount stated thereon. Ten Rupees. Rs.10. Stella Clavisque Maris Indici.

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