Maldives 10 Rufiyaa Polymer Banknote 2015
Obverse: Underprint of traditional drum (boduberu) designs; denomination as registration device; seated men and women playing traditional drums; toddy tapper (ruh’ erun) climbing coconut palm tree (Dhondhamburu ruku ihaleh).
Reverse (Vertical): The oldest drum displayed in the National museum (Boduberu).
Face value: 10 Maldivian rufiyaa.
Theme: "Our culture".
Size: 150 x 70 mm.
Color: Golden yellow.
Printer: De La Rue, London (England) - DLR.
Maldives New Family of Polymer Banknotes
Maldives Monetary Authority 2015 Issue (2016)
Maldives new currency series, called ”Ran dhiha faheh” (the golden five decades). “Ran dhiha faheh” currency series includes MVR 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and the brand new MVR 1000. The series also introduced MVR 5 as coins instead of the current cash note. The series was designed by local designer Abdulla Nashath.
Maldives central bank said “Ran dhiha faheh” series is printed on polymer paper and are state-of-the-art, impossible to counterfeit. Maldives Monetary authority (MMA) also said each note has been given a distinct topic and a representative colour for ease of use. The series as a whole attempts to encapsulate all the innate factors that define our country, and our ancestral identity, MMA said.