The Maureti Numa (symbol: Ɲ, ISO Code:
MN) is the official currency of Mauretia. The currency is worth about 0.290USD. It is one of the oldest continuously used currencies in the world, with its first coin minting in the late ninth century. After economic troubles in the 1840s, the Maureti government took up the process of re-converting the numa to commodity money and having it backed by precious metals. As the values have fluctuated, the numa has still remained a fiat money but with substantial metal backing. The numa is rarely accepted as sole currency outside of Mauretia, although some fishermen and traders in the Sea of Uthyra use it. It is also an official market currency for certain commodities such as fish, cheeses, and titanium ore.
The currency is managed by La Argenterad Maura Melknas Mauretia. Denominations of the currency are found as coins and paper money. Coins are in the values of 1⁄10, 1⁄5, 1⁄2, 1, 2, and 5. Paper issue are found in the values of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000. 1000Ɲ bills are rarely found in circulation and are often not even accepted at many small businesses. There has been a push in recent years by the Maureti Qoncilio to reissue 5Ɲ coins as bills. The potential change is proving highly unpopular with the queen and among the populace. It is also unclear how much the government would save on the transition.