Central Bank of Mauritania
135 x 67 mm
In circulation. Clear window in the shape of a star and a crescent at the top right.
Traditional Mauritanian motifs in the center with the Oualata mosque, located in the old oasis town of Qualata in the south-eastern part of Mauritania. The city was important as a caravan city in the 13th and 14th centuries as a southern terminus of a Trans-Saharan trade route and is now a World Heritage Site.
Images of the West African zebu also known as the “Moor”, with sheep and goats on the back depicting cattle rearing On the right you can see images of pink colored wheat and brown.
Printer: Canadian Banknote Company