Mauritius money

  • Rs 500
    Rs 500
  • Rs 25
    Rs 25
  • Rs 50
    Rs 50
  • Rs 100
    Rs 100
  • Rs 200
    Rs 200
  • Rs 1000
    Rs 1000
  • Rs 2000
    Rs 2000

Mauritius Money – The currency of Mauritius Island is the rupee and it has for code MUR. The abbreviation for rupee is RS or Rp. In the past Mauritius was using as currency Indian rupee, Mauritian dollar and sterling. The Mauritian rupee has been introduced in 1877. Seychelles Island has been using Mauritian rupee until 1914, year during which they replaced it by the Seychelles rupee. The banknotes of Mauritius are issued by the Bank of Mauritius. In 1967 were issued the first Mauritian banknotes with four notes: Rs50, Rs25, Rs10 and Rs5. Between 1967 and 1985 the Bank of Mauritius made four issues. There was a 5th issue in 1985 with more banknotes which were as followed: Rs1000, Rs500, Rs200, Rs100, Rs50, Rs20, Rs10 and Rs5. These bank notes were kept until 1998, year in which a sixth issue was made and in 1999 the seventh and last issue was made.

 

 

Nowadays the bank notes of Mauritius are as followed: Rs2000, Rs1000, Rs500, Rs200, Rs100, Rs50 and Rs25.

On the one thousand rupee banknote you can see as portrait Sir Gaetan Duval and as vignette the State House.

Mauritius One Thousand Rupees

Mauritius One Thousand Rupees

Mauritius Rs1000 note

Mauritius Rs1000 note

On the five hundred rupee banknote, Mr Sookdeo Bissoondoyal is shown as portrait and The University of Mauritius as vignette.

 

Mauritius Five Hundred Rupees

Mauritius Five Hundred Rupees

Mauritius Rs500 note

Mauritius Rs500 note

Sir Abdool Razack Mohamed is as portrait on the two hundred rupee banknote and as vignette a Mauritian Market.

Mauritius Two Hundred Rupees

Mauritius Two Hundred Rupees

Mauritius Rs200 note

Mauritius Rs200 note

Mr Renganaden Seeneevassen and the Court House are respectively as portrait and vignette on the one hundred rupee bank note.

Mauritius One Hundred Rupees

Mauritius One Hundred Rupees

Mauritius Rs100 note

Mauritius Rs100 note

The two thousand rupee banknote has as portrait Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam and a bull and sugarcane cart as vignette.

two thousand rs

two thousand rs

2000 rupees

2000 rupees

Mr Joseph Maurice Paturau is as portrait on the fifty rupee banknote and as vignette Le Caudan.

fifty rupees

fifty rupees

50 rupees

50 rupees

As portrait on the twenty five rupee banknote is Sir Moilin Jean Ah-Chuen and Rodrigues as vignette.

twenty five rs

twenty five rs

25 rupees

25 rupees

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