New Rf5 notes enter circulation

Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) today released new Rf5 notes into circulation, as per discussions held over the past several months.

The new notes are said to differ from existing ones, which will be kept in circulation.

According to MMA, the security thread on the original note has been replaced with a new thread, bearing a design in place of the original “MMA AMM”, Haveeru reports.

The new notes are dated March 7, 2011, and bear the signature of MMA Governor Fazeel Najeeb.