Central Bank of Mauritania
130 x 65 mm
A filigree bearded man.
Traditional Mauritanian models.
Stringed instruments, a cow and the Friday mosque of Chinguetti. The old mosque was a center of worship created by the founders of the oasis town of Chinguetti in the Adrar region of Mauritania in the 13th or 14th century. The minaret of this ancient structure is believed to be the second oldest in continuous use in the Muslim world
End of circulation June 30, 2018.