This Inscribed Lead token found in Akurugoda is Plate Specimen E.18. illustrated in 1999 book by Osmund Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilization Re-visited.
Obverse : Elephant with trunk down to left facing mountain (triangle)
Reverse : Srivasta with hood. Indistinct legend in Brahami.
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The specimen was scanned at 600 dpi and displayed at 300 dpi.
It was obtained in 2016 May from Lalith Raddella in Colombo who had purchased a selection from Raja Wickramasinghe.
A modern Replica of this lead token is documented.