Saturday, July 18, 2015

Sri Lanka




        



Central Bank :            Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Founded :                   
1950 August 28
Head quarters :          
Colombo
Currency :                  
Sri Lankan Rupee
User(s) :                     
Sri Lanka
Symbol :                     
රුRs





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20 Rupees

Year
1995
Obverse
Garula (destroyer of snakes) bird mask. 
Reverse
Fishermen; sea shells; exotic fish.
Size
129 x 65 mm



Item Code: 170/LK-1
Year
2010   (Date of Issue: 1 January 2010)
Obverse
Recent and an early view of the Port of Colombo. Nymphalid butterfly, the Baronet (Symphaedra nais). Sri Lanka Serendib Scops Owl (Otus thilohoffmanni). The Sri Lanka Lion or Ceylon Lion (Panthera leo sinhaleyus) bearing a sword. 
Reverse
Guard stone with a Punkalasa (Pot of plenty), a symbol of prosperity. Ves Netuma dancer and a Geta Bera drummer. Liya Vela, a stylised floral motif, appears along the right side of the note.
Size
127 x 67 mm
Watermark
Serendib Scops Owl, "20" and cornerstones. 
Singnature
Mahinda Rajapaksa (His Excellency the President and Minister of Finance); Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal (Governor of the Central Bank).
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50 Rupees
Item Code: 171/lk-2
Year
2006
Obverse
Guard stone from an entrance steps of a stupa in Anuradhapura; Native male dancer with local headdress
Reverse
Butterflies; Temple ruins; Stupa in Anuradhapura; Ornamental sword hilt
Size
136 x 68 mm
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