Illustration of a bunch of coconuts and the "Dhivehi Odi" is common on the front of all banknotes in circulation. The coconut is widely used in the Maldives. The "Dhivehi Odi" built of coconut timber was used for inter island transport.
FISHING; The means of sustenance of the nation since time immemorial
ISLAND LIFE; A garland of widely scattered tiny islands has evolved a life of subsistence for the islanders
INNER HARBOUR MALE'; The centrifuge of commercial activity in the country
BAZAR IN MALE'; Buzzing with movement all day long
"MEDHUZIYAARAIY"; A revered symbol of proud history
ISLAMIC CENTRE AND MOSQUE; Emblazons the Islamic faith and unity of the nation