The Maldive Islands: No.3b Two rufiyaa
Date issued – 1 Dhul Qaidha 1367 (5 September 1948)
Printer – Bradbury Wilkinson and Company
Front – To the left is a vignette of a lateen rigged mas dhoani (a small sailing vessel used for fishing) with a palm tree, while to the right is a vignette of a square rigged vessel known as a mas odi or ‘fishing odi’. The mas odi is an older style of fishing vessel.
Back – The Royal Jetty. This elaborately carved wooden construction was torn down as part of the harbour redevelopment.