Maldives Monetary Authority

MMA introduces MVR 2 coins

  • The authority’s Assistant Executive Director Muna Ibrahim said that the new coins were made of less heavy metals and are smaller and lighter than the MVR 1 coins
  • The coin is designed into two rings, an outer one than encompasses the inner
  • The 25.20-millimeter coin weighs 6.20 grams

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The 25.20-millimeter coin weighs 6.20 grams - RaajjeMV

The new coins were officially introduced into circulation by central bank Governor Azeema Adam at a conference on Wednesday.

The authority’s Assistant Executive Director Muna Ibrahim said that the new coins were made of less heavy metals and are smaller and lighter than the MVR 1 coins currently in circulation.

The coin is designed into two rings, an outer one than encompasses the inner – in alternating colours of gold and silver. The outer ring is made from nickel brass while inner is nickel-plated steel.

The 25.20-millimeter coin weighs 6.20 grams.

Last updated at: 5 months ago | Reviewed by: Hussein Fiyaz

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