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1963 Ceylon Sri Lanka 5 Cent coin pendant golden lion Colombo Kotte Sinhalese Buddhism Anuradhapura Kataragama Sabaragamuwa British n000307

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Ceylon 5 Cents {1963-1971} 3S

Elizabeth II

FEATURING
front: Coat of Arms with "Ceylon" in English, Sinhala and Tamil

Lettering: இலங்கை ලංකා CEYLON

Translation: Ceylon Lanka

The emblem features a gold lion passant, holding a sword in its right fore paw (the same lion from the flag of Sri Lanka) in the centre on a maroon background surrounded by golden petals of a Blue Lotus the national flower of the country. This is placed on top of a traditional grain vase that sprouts sheaves of rice grains that circle the border reflecting prosperity.

The crest is the Dharmachakra, symbolizing the country's foremost place for Buddhism and just rule. Traditional Sinhalese heraldic symbols for the sun and the moon form the supporters.

back: facial value on top of "Ceylan" in English, Sinhala and Tamul

Lettering:
ලංකා
5
සත පඟ
ஐந்த ௧தம
FIVE CENTS
1963

Translation:
Lanka
Five Cents

• quantity 1
• demonetized (no longer in circulation) polished Nickel-brass coin
• diameter: 18 mm
• weight: 3.2 g

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• no chain or cord

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