1 Rupee, Issued by Mauritius, 1975
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned head of the queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Reverse Description

The shield of Mauritius quartered with a lymphad (galley), three palm trees, a key and a star from which a light shines (these last two reflect the motto of the island which does not appear on the coin 'the star and key of the Indian Ocean'); the shield divides the date 1975; around above, MAURITIUS; around below, ONE RUPEE

Edge Description

Security edge

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