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

This Lead token found in Akurugoda is Plate Specimen M.5. illustrated in 1999 book by Osmund Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilization Re-visited .

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyPb
TypeCast
Size12.4x10.4 mm
Thickness2.5 mm
Weight1.72 gms
MintRuhuna
OBRW_M5_OBVERSE OBRW_M5_REVERSE

Obverse : Flat collar bead shape
Reverse : Flat collar bead shape

OBRW_M5_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.