About #23/#24 - 500 rufiyaa Type 1996
Maldives. Maldives Monetary Agency. 1995-2013 Issues. Dates: 1996 to 2008. Dimensions: 150 x 70 mm. Watermark: coat of arms. Material: paper. Solid security thread with demetalized 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 ascending numbering in black and red. Cowrie shells and a bouquet of coconut. On the right, a fishing boat in the open sea (Dhivehi odi). Value "500" in the corners. Three combinations of signatures in black with the Governors: Gayoom, Ibrahim or Najeeb. Description of the back: view of the Hakaur Miskiiy Friday Mosque. Texts in English. Value "500" in the corners.