Mauritius switches to polymer banknotes

The Bank of Mauritius will soon issue banknotes plastic, specifically polypropylene. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Xavier-Luc Duval, on his Facebook page. Two million notes of 500 rupees will be issued in plastic. The number of notes of 25 and 50 rupees, which will also be issued, has not yet been decided at this stage. The exact issue date is unknown at this time.

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Steven Wednesday 29 May 2013 at 08:17 am | | news
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