Maldives Monetary Authority introduces new 100 rufiyaa note

The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has introduced a new 100 rufiyaa bank note into circulation today (October 22).

The upgraded print on the new note contains four new distinctive features, according to the MMA.  The corner water mark now consists of digital lines and appears at each corner. An additional bright watermark highlighted with the value ‘100’ now appears on the note.

Additionally, a three millimeter wide security thread changes color from red to green according to the viewing angle.  When the note is held up to light, the security thread appears as a continuous line with a decorative pattern reading ‘100 MMA’.

The note also contains the signature of Governor Dr Fazeel Najeeb and the date 20 Safar 1434, 2 January 2013.