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Central Bank of Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary, 1000 Rupee Silver Proof Coin

Date: 2000
Type: Coin
Country: Sri Lanka

Alloy: Silver (.925 Ag)
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Weight: 28.28 gms
Shape: Round
Edge: Milled
Issue: 10,000

Government Service

Item: CM-LK-00160-A
Grade: BU
Price (AUD): $205.00

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

The Coin 'Central Bank of Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary, 1000 Rupee Silver Proof Coin' is an item in the large 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 'Central Bank of Sri Lanka 50th Anniversary, 1000 Rupee Silver Proof Coin' is dated 2000. The Coin belongs to the 'Government Service' catagory.

Central bank of Sri Lanka, 50th Anniversary, Rs. 1000 Silver Proof Coin.
To commemorate its Golden Jubilee the Central Bank of Sri Lanka issued a Rs.1000/= silver coin in the year 2000. This coin is round in shape and minted in silver. The obverse of the coin depicts the Central Bank Building in the centre within a circle with the legal tender value Rs.1000/= in large numerals and in words in Sinhala, Tamil and English. The words 'Central Bank of Sri Lanka' appear in Sinhala at the apex and in Tamil and English along the periphery with three lotus designs in between. The years '1950-2000' appear below the words Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Sinhala in the centre, The reverse depicts the traditional symbol of the Sun in the centre within a circle.
Around the circle the words 'Sri Lanka' appear in Sinhala, Tamil and English together with the figure '2000' depicting the year of issue. Eight auspicious symbols called 'Astamangala' are depicted along the periphery. The symbols are Sankha (conch), Puma-Kalasa (filled vessel), Srivatsa (representation of Sridevi), Camara (fly-whisk), Ankusa (elephant goad), Matsya Yugala (pair of fish), Nandyavarta (curvilinear svastika) and Bhadrapitha (auspicious seat).
ශ්‍රී ලංකා இலங்கை, SRI LANKA
රුපියල්, ரூபாய், RUPEES
ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව, இலங்கை மத்திய வங்கி, CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA

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