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50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army - One Rupee Proof Coin

Date: 1999
Type: Coin
Country: Sri Lanka

Alloy: Nickel plated steel
Diameter: 25.40 mm
Weight: 7.13 gms
Shape: Round
Edge: Milled
Issue: 8,000
Artwork: Central Bank artist - Mrs. Padmanjalee Karunatillake

Military

Item: CM-LK-00210-A
Grade: BU

Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary of Independence - 4th February 1998, 1000 Rupee Silver Proof Coin

The Coin '50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army - One Rupee Proof Coin' is one of many items in a collection of Ceylon & Sri Lanka Coins & Coin Sets. The Coin is from Sri Lanka. The item in the collection of Ceylon & Sri Lanka Coins is available in grade BU (Brilliant Uncirculated). The Coin '50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army - One Rupee Proof Coin' is dated 1999. The Coin belongs to the 'Military' catagory.

50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army - Rupee One Proof Coin.
The commemorative coin issued in 1999 was to mark the Golden Jubilee of the Sri Lanka Army. This nickel plated steel Re.1/= coin is of exact size and weight of the current Re.1/= coin. It is round in shape. The obverse of the coin depicts the Armorial Ensign of the Sri Lanka Army in the centre. The years 1949-1999 are depicted below. The words 'Golden Jubilee' in Sinhala, Tamil and English appear around the periphery. The reverse of the coin depicts an artist's impression of a soldier holding a child in his right hand and holding the peace dove in the left hand, signifying the Army's role in protecting the nation and maintaining the peace, law and order. The words 'One Rupee' in Sinhala, Tamil and English appear around the periphery. The year of issue '1999' is depicted at the bottom centre.

As with all Sri Lankan currency the lettering is in Sinhala, Tamil & English.

ශ්‍රී ලංකා යුද්ධ හමුදාව ( Sri Lanka Army only in Sinhala).
ස්වර්ණ ජයන්තිය, பொன் விழா, GOLDEN JUBILEE
රුපියලයි, ஒரு ரூபாய், ONE RUPEE
ශ්‍රී ලංකා, இலங்கை, SRI LANKA

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