This 5 Rupee commemorative coin was issued by the Central Bank of Ceylon in April 1957 for the 2500th anniversary of the passing away of Buddha 543 B, C. And the Birth of the Nation and a five rupee crown-sized silver coin was issued. Obverse: An adaptation from the Anuradhapura Moonstone. The numeral 2500 at the center with Flower petals around in inner annulus, next a procession of elephant, horse, lion and bull (2 sequences).
Next a procession of sixteen geese, with lotus flowers hanging from their beaks. Reverse: A design based on the Jasmine flower surmounted by a Lotus flower. The value in Sinhala and the year of issue 1957 is superimposed at the center. The value FIVE RUPEES in English on left and Tamil on right and in Sinhala `Sri Lanka' at the apex and the anniversary `Buddha Jayanthi' at the bottom. Diameter: 38.80 mm, Weight: 28.30 Grams, Mintage: 500,000.Be sure to add letsshop626 to your favorites list. Check out our other items.
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