Best of Ceylon and Sri Lanka Banknotes, Coins and Stamps

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Popular Searches: Wall Paintings, Bicentenary, Japan, Jaffna, Lanka China, Indonesia, Gems, Germany

Stamps, WALL PAINTINGS

Collection of Stamps and First Day Covers for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Wall Paintings

Sri Lanka Stamps, BICENTENARY

Collection of Banknotes, Stamps and Coins for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Bicentenary

Stamps, Sri Lanka - JAPAN

Collection of Stamps and First Day Covers for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Japan.



Japan–Sri Lanka relations (ජපාන-ශ්‍රී ලංකා සබඳතා, ஜபன்-இலங்கை உறவுகள்) refers to the bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Japan.

Stamps, Sri Lanka - JAFFNA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Jaffna. Jaffna is a city on the northern tip of Sri Lanka. Nallur Kandaswamy is a huge Hindu temple with golden arches and an ornate gopuram tower. By the coast, star-shaped Jaffna Fort was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century and later occupied by the Dutch and British.




Stamps, Sri Lanka - China

Collection of Stamps and First Day covers for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Sri Lanka - China.



China–Sri Lanka relations (චීන-ශ්‍රී ලංකා සබඳතා, சீனா-இலங்கை உறவுகள் are the bilateral relations between the People's Republic of China and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Historical and cultural ties between the two countries extend back hundreds of years.



Diplomatic ties between Sri Lanka and China have been very close especially during Sri Lanka Freedom Party governments. In 1957, China and Sri Lanka established diplomatic relations. In 1996, then Sri Lankan President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga paid a state visit to China at the invitation of then Chinese President Jiang Zeming. The two sides signed two agreements to enhance economic cooperation.



Sri Lanka is a major country on the String of Pearls which is part of the Chinese strategic initiative in the Indian Ocean, known as the Maritime Silk Road and is part of the bigger development strategy known as the One Belt, One Road.

Banknotes, INDONESIA

Collection of Banknotes related to Indonesia

Stamps, Sri Lanka GEMS

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Gems

Stamps, GERMANY

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Germany

Stamps, DHAMMAPADA

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Dhammapada.



The Dhammapada is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptures.



A Buddhist scholar and commentator explains that each saying recorded in the collection was made on a different occasion in response to a unique situation that had arisen in the life of the Buddha and his monastic community. The translation of the commentary, the Dhammapada Atthakatha, presents the details of these events and is a rich source of legend for the life and times of the Buddha


Stamps, ROCK CARVINGS

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Rock Carvings.

Stamps, SAPPHIRE

Collection of Stamps and First Day Covers for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972).



Historically, the most famous sources for blue sapphire are Burma, Kashmir and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has been the most prolific producer.



Sri Lanka currently is not only the most productive source for sapphire, but the sapphire mines there are among the oldest known. According to historical accounts, Ceylon was already known for sapphire by the 2nd century A.D. and there was an active international trade in Ceylon gems by the 4th and 5th century. Many of the most famous sapphires in the world come from Sri Lanka, including the Star of India (563 cts) and the Logan Sapphire (423 cts).

 
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Banknote-Sri Lanka 20 Rupee - 2001
Sri Lanka 20 Rupee - 2001
Banknote
Banknote-Sri Lanka 200 Rupee Banknote 1998 (50 years of Independence) in commemorative folder
Sri Lanka 200 Rupee Banknote 1998 (50 years of Independence) in commemorative folder
Stamp Mini Sheet
Stamp Mini Sheet-Olympic Games Sydney 2000
Olympic Games Sydney 2000
Stamp Mini Sheet
Stamp Mini Sheet-Vesak 1999
Vesak 1999