A oblong copper-lead coin with a standing lady on obverse and a railed svastika revolving to right (Clockwise) on the reverse.
This small Lakshmi found in Akurugoda has been classified as Series
two and cataloged under Local Coins in 1999 by Osmund
Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe in the book Ruhuna. An Ancient
Civilization Re-visited .
This coin is Plate Specimen H.70.
The Pedastal is like series two, but not the shape. the size of the coin, The two elephants and ship shape is off flan. To be series 2 the left and right quarter of coin would need to have been cut off.
This is one variety of many coins of this type.
The coin was scanned at 600 dpi and displayed at 600 dpi. ex: Raja Wickramasinghe, it is from part of Lalith Raddella's collection I purchased in 2016 December.
Text edited from
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
Page 26-31 Chapter III - Appendix - Plaques - Pl 20 to Pl 25.
* Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilisation Re-visited by Bopearachchi and Wickramasinhe. 1999
Page 91-93 Local coins - Lakshmi and Svastika - Pl H.30 to H.49.