First Day Cover
300th Birth Anniversary of Pierre Poivre (1719 - 2019)
The First Day Cover (FDC) illustrates Poivres portrait, signed by Alexis Grognard in 1783, from the collection of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius as well as the introductory text of the Réglement Economique and Poivres signature on paper money issued in 1768. The FDC also portrays the nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) and clove (Syzygium aromaticum) fruits.
Price: Rs 120