Century 3rd BCE to 1st CE - Lanka
Lead Token in shape of Conch

This Lead token found in Akurugoda is Plate Specimen M.2. illustrated in 1999 book by Osmund Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilization Re-visited .

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyPb
TypeCast
Size15.6x10.0 mm
Thickness4.4 mm
Weight3.16 gms
MintRuhuna
OBRW_M2_OBVERSE OBRW_M2_REVERSE

Obverse : Shape of Conch shell
Reverse : Flat - Blank

OBRW_M2_drawing

Click here for longer discussion of items from Ancient Ruhuna and links to other Plate coins from this book in the lakdiva collection.

The specimen was scanned at 600 dpi and displayed at 600 dpi.
It was obtained in 2016 May from Lalith Raddella in Colombo who had purchased a selection from Raja Wickramasinghe.