Seychelles’ rusty rupees to be replaced


The Central Bank of Seychelles is in the process of launching new 10 rupee coins after those currently in circulation proved prone to rusting.

“The 10 rupee coins were observed to show signs of accelerated tarnishing and rusting, issues that the test results have attributed to the effect of our humid climate on the metal composition of the coin,” the central bank explains in a statement.  

A decision to change the composition was taken following an agreement between the central bank and its

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