Mauritius 1 Rupee

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The Mauritian rupee is the official currency of Mauritius. In 1877, the first coins were introduced in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 cents, followed by the ¼, ½ and 1 rupee in 1934. In 1967, the Royal Mint issued new coins set including the 10, 200 and 250 rupees. In 1987, a new set of coins in denominations 1, 5, and 20 cents and ½, 1, and 5 rupees, followed by 10 rupees in 1997.

The 1 Mauritian rupee coin front design features Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam “Chacha Ramgoolam” (1900 – 1985), was a Mauritian politician, statesman, and philanthropist who served as the island’s first Chief Minister, Prime Minister of Mauritius, and Governor-General. Queen Elizabeth II knighted him in 1965. The reverse coin design illustrates the National Coat of Arms (consist of a shield with; in the first box a lymphad or galley, in the second, palm trees, in the third, an old key and, in the fourth, an argent mullet. The shield is supported by a dodo and a sambur deer, each holding a sugar cane. The motto: “Stella Clavisque Maris Indici” (Star and Key of the Indian Ocean), the denomination, and the issue date. This coin is part of the 1987 – 2010 series, its rim is fluted, and its color is silver.

Text: Dr. The Right Honourable Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Kt, Mauritius, 1, One-Rupee, 2004.

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