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Maldives Laari Coinage  1960 to 1984
Maldives Laari Coinage 1960 to 1984

The Maldive Islands are comprised of about 2000 coral islets about 400 miles out to sea from southern India. From the times of the Second Sultanate (1960) the Maldivians produced coinage with a distinctive pattern of palm, flags, start and crescent. Only in 1984 did the coins bear Latin lettering with incriptions MALDIVES and LAARI. This page applies to coins without Latin letters and with the palm-flag-star-crescent pattern.

1, 2, 5 LAARI
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $2

10, 25, 50 LAARI
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $2
fully uncirculated: $5

Coin: 20802 , Genre: Modern
Requested by: Joshua Beringer, Tue, 08-Mar-2016 21:39:04 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 09-Mar-2016 02:19:21 GMT
Requester description: A large 1, back has a star in a crescent moon, behind which is a palm tree in between two flags. My guess was Algeria, but I'm not sure. 1 1 1979 1799 Most of the words are in Arabic.
Tags: maldives laari 1 arabic arab aribic arabian arabia large star crescent moon palm tree two flags flag algeria i larger largish starrs stars palmetto palms plam frond blanket colors algerie alger alcer banner pine oak starburst banners bannered burst

  

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