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SAF Games V Colombo - December 1991, 100 Rupee Coin

Date: Dec-91
Type: Coin
Country: Sri Lanka

Alloy: Silver (.925 Ag)
Dimension: 22.0 mm across flats
Weight: 10.2 gms
Shape: Square with curved edge
Edge: Plain

Olympic & Other Games

Item: CM-LK-00200-A
Grade: BU

Complete set of 10 Sri Lanka circulation coins: 1978 to 2002

The Coin 'SAF Games V Colombo - December 1991, 100 Rupee Coin' belongs to 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 'SAF Games V Colombo - December 1991, 100 Rupee Coin' is dated December 1991. The Coin belongs to the 'Olympic & Other Games' catagory.

SAF Games V Colombo - December 1991, Rs. 100 Silver Coin.
In December 1991 South Asian Federation (SAF) Games V was held in Colombo. To commemorate the event two coins in the denominations of Rs.500/= and Rs.100/= were issued by the Bank. The Rs.100/= coin struck in silver (0.925 Ag) is square in shape with curved edge. The edge of the coin is plain. The obverse of the coin depicts Roman letter V, logo of the SAF Games 1991, 'SAF GAMES COLOMBO' in English language, the legal tender value of the coin in Sinhala, Tamil and English and the value in numerals. The reverse depicts symbols of the sun, and the moon symbolizing eternity, the lion depicting the symbol of the national flag and the elephant which is the mascot of the SAF Games. Sri Lanka' in Sinhala language in the bottom centre and in Tamil & English on either side.
The reverse of the coin has been designed similar to the ancient silver coin known as 'Masuran' of 'Puranas' used during the 5th century B.C. to 2nd century A.D. and found in Pakistan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

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

ශ්‍රී ලංකා, இலங்கை, SRI LANKA
Reverse : Roman numeral letter V at the apex, the logo of the SAF Games, year of issue 1991, SAF GAMES COLOMBO only in English
රුපියල් සියයයි, நூறு ரூபாய், ONE HUNDRED RUPEES

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