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1970 79 Maldives 2 Laari coin pendant Maldivian crescent moon star Malé Indian ocean coconut palm tree Hoarafushi island flag n002006

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Maldives 2 Laari FEATURING front: National emblem dividing date State of the Maldives The Maldivian National Emblem consists of a crescent moon & star atop a coconut palm and the National Flag of Maldives on each side and a scroll with the name of the title of the state. The depicted coconut palm represents the livelihood of the Nation according to Maldivian folklore and tradition. The inhabitants believe it to be the most beneficial tree to them as they utilize every part of the tree on various applications ranging from medicine to boat-building. The Crescent (a universal Islamic symbol) and its accompanying star embodies the Islamic faith of the State and its authority respectively. The words of the scroll Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya are written in the Arabic naskh style of script. They were used by Sultan AI-Ghazee Mohamed Thakurufaanu Al-Azam one of the most illustrious heroes of the nation. The title Ad-Dawlat Al-Mahaldheebiyya (Arabic: الدولة المحلديبية‎‎) means the "State of the Mahal Dibiyat", which is the name Ibn Battuta and other Mediaeval Arab travellers used to refer to the Maldives. Lettering: 1970 ١٣٨٩ back lettering: ملك محلديب Translation: King of the Maldives • quantity 1 • polished Aluminium coin • diameter: 21.5mm • weight: 1 g • shape: Square/Quadrangular (4-sided; rounded edges) ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" silver plated ball chain 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} ***If you need different length black necklace please leave a note upon checkout*** facebook.com/coinedJewelry instagram.com/coinedJewelry twitter.com/coinedJewelry pinterest.com/coinedJewelry tumblr.com/blog/coinedJewelry