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1971 1978 Ceylon 25 Cents coin pendant Sri Lanka gold lion Sri Lankan kastane sword Dharmachakra Buddhism Sinhalese Hindu necklace n002066

  • $15.95

Ceylon 25 Cents FEATURING front: Ceylon coat of arms from 1942 to 1972, with "Ceylon" in English, Sinhala and Tamil Lettering: இலங்கை CEYLON 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 Dharmacakra, 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 "TWENTY FIVE CENTS" in English, Sinhala and Tamil Lettering: இருபத்தைநது ௧தம • quantity 1 • demonetized (no longer in circulation) polished Copper-nickel coin • diameter: 18.1 mm • weight: 3.2 g • edge: security edge (indented) ***Choose from drop down menu *** {2 mm thick cords} 22" black cotton necklace 24" silver plated ball chain 1-1/8" silver color keychain with 30 mm ring {see last photo} ***If you need different length black necklace please leave a note upon checkout***