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Communiqué: Issue of Commemorative Coin

06 December 2007, Bank of Mauritius
The Bank of Mauritius announces the issue as from Friday 7 December 2007 of a limited edition of a silver proof commemorative coin of Rs200 denomination to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Bank of Mauritius.
2. The design on the obverse of the commemorative coin depicts the front facades of the Old Building and the New Headquarters Building of the Bank in juxtaposition with the inscription “40TH ANNIVERSARY “ in the middle and with the surrounding inscription ”MAURITIUS-TWO HUNDRED RUPEES”
3. The design on the reverse of the commemorative coin depicts a Dodo bird surrounded by “BANK OF MAURITIUS –1967- 2007”.
4. The coin has been minted by Monnaie de Paris,France.
5. The coin will be legal tender in accordance with Section 37(1) of the Bank of Mauritius Act 2004 for a value of Rs200.
6. A limited quantity of the silver coins in proof condition will be available for sale at a price of Rs1,000 per coin at the Bank of Mauritius as from 7 December 2007.