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25 Rupees 1983, Seychelles

in Krause book Number: 29
Years of issue: 1983
Edition: 2 000 000
Signatures: Governor: Guy Morel
Serie: 1983 Issue
Specimen of: 1983
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 140 х 70
Printer: American Bank Note Company, New - York

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25 Rupees 1983

Description

Watermark:

Head of the The Seychelles black parrot (Coracopsis barklyi).

Avers:

25 Rupees 1983

New bank name at the top.

Lodoicea maldivica

Centered are the Sea Coconuts also known as Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica), the sole member of the genus Lodoicea, is a palm endemic to the islands of Praslin and Curieuse in the Seychelles. It formerly also was found on the small islets of St Pierre, Chauve-Souris and Ile Ronde (Round Island), all located near Praslin, but has become extinct there. The name of the genus, Lodoicea, is derived from Lodoicus, the Latinised form of Louis, in honour of King Louis XV of France.

Denominations in numerals are in top left and right corners.

Revers:

25 Rupees 1983

A man with a basket collecting or cleaning coconuts.

Denomination in numeral and in words is lower.

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