About #17 - 500 rufiyaa Type 1990
Maldives. Maldives Monetary Agency. 1990 Issues. Date: 1990 / AH1411. Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm. Watermark: coat of arms. Material: paper. Solid security thread with printed MMA. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London, England. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly 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 full sail (Dhivehi odi). Value "500" in the corners. Only one signature combination in black with the Governor: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. Description of the back: view of the Hakaur Miskiiy Friday Mosque. Texts in English. Value "500" in the corners.