About #4 - 5 rufiyaa type 1947
Maldives. Government of Maldives. 1947-1980 Issues. Date: no date on the note. Dimensions: 140 x 88 mm. Watermark: pattern. Material: paper. No security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co LD, New Malden Surrey, England. Multicolored front and back printing with predominantly purple. Description of the front: frame decorated with patterns and background made up of repeating interwoven lines. Texts in Maldivian. Prefix and numbering in black. On the sides in medallions, a fishing boat and a beach with a palm tree. Value "5" in the corners. Two combinations of signatures in brown with the Head of the Finance Department or the Minister of Finance. Description of the back: Sakkarannya Gate of the Sultan's Palace. Texts in Maldivian. Value "5" in the corners.