About #12 - 20 rufiyaa Type 1983
Maldives. Maldives Monetary Agency. 1983-1987 Issues. Dates: 1983 / AH1404 and 1987 / AH1408. Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm. Watermark: coat of arms. Material: paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co LD, New Malden Surrey, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly green and red. Description of the front: frame decorated with arabesques and background composed of repeating patterns. Texts in Maldivian. Prefix and numbering in black. Cowrie shells and a bunch of coconuts. On the right, a fishing boat in ful sail (Dhivehi odi). Value "20" in the corners. Only one signature combination in black with the Governor: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Description of the back: view of the port of Male with fishing boats at the quayside. Texts in English. Value "20" in the corners.