Coins of the Maldivian rufiyaa

Coins Of The Maldivian Rufiyaa

Coins of the Maldivian rufiyaa

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The coins of the Maldivian rufiyaa are documented since it became a British protectorate in AH1304 (1887). The Maldive Islands were granted independence outside the Commonwealth of Nations as an independent monarchy. The 2nd Republic was declared in November 1968. The Maldive Islands returned to the Commonwealth in 1982.

Note about the Islamic calendar: The dates do not always correspond exactly, as the AH year is 11 days shorter than a year on the Gregorian calendar.

The coins of AH1318–20 (1900–02)

In AH1318 (1900), a copper larin (or laari) was struck. In AH1319 (1901), a copper Larin was also struck. In AH1320 (1902), a copper Larin & a 4 laari was struck.

The coins of AH1331 (1913)

These coins were an issue of 1 laari & 4 laari coins that were struck in AH1331 (1913) at Heaton's Mint in Birmingham, England, despite the fact that they are inscribed 'Struck at Malé.' in Arabic.

The coins of AH1379 (1960)

These coins were the last coins to have been issued under the British protectorate. They were also the only coins to have been struck during the reign of Sultan Mohammed Farid Didi (1954–68). These coins were struck at the Royal Mint in London. They have the same dimensions as the coins of Ceylon, which were in everyday circulation in the Maldive Islands. The coins that were struck in 1960 were the following denominations:

  • 1 laari
  • 2 laari
  • 5 laari
  • 10 laari
  • 25 laari
  • 50 laari

There were two types of the 50 laari coin. One of these has a security groove...
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