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Mauritius

1968-PRESENT

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15-cents Trois Mamelles Mountains single

An island in the Indian Ocean. Mauritius was a British colony after 1810 and became independent in 1968. Mauritius enjoys a free political life and a high literacy rate. The country's economy has expanded since independence.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

 

Precedent Country:


BRITISH COLONY
1847-1968

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1-rupee Dodo single
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2-pence Queen Victoria single
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1-penny Queen Victoria single
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2-pence Queen Victoria "Penoe" error single

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