Linking my profession
of Astronomy with my interest in Lankan numismatics
I give below links to South Asian Coins with Astronomical Symbols.
* Megadhan - Sun Face on `Puranas' or punch mark silver coin.
* Lankan - Quad Lens :-) and Maneless Lion copper coin.
* Pandya - Cresent Moon above seated Bull and Fish Type copper coin
* Chola - Cresent Moon above Standing Bull type massa copper
* Hoysalas - Cresent Moon above lion type Fanam gold coin
* Lankan - Sun and Moon on Lanka type IA Kahavanu, gold coin
* Venetian - Stars on Alvise Moceenigo (1570-1577) Ducat gold
* Madras - 5-point Star on (1740-1807) one Swami Pagoda gold
* Travancore - 8-point Star on (1901) one Cash copper
* Ceylon - Sun Face on 1860 Ceylon Coffee Mill token from Darley Butler Co.
* Sri Lanka - Sun and Moon on Armorial Ensign 1972-2001 Definitive issue coins
* Sri Lanka - Sun and Moon Face on 1991 SAF Games V - Rs 100 NCLT silver coin
* Sri Lanka - Sun Face on 2000 CBSL - 50th Anniversary - Rs 1000 NCLT silver coin
* Kegalle Agricultural show : 1891 Cu medal; 1909 Ag medal; 1941 Ag medal with Sun and Moon Face.
* Mawatagoda Agricultural Show 1918 medal with Sun and Moon Face.
* Ceylon Temperance Society : 1904 Ag medal with Sun-rise over sea
* Ceylon Coconut Exhibition : 1934 Ag medal with Sun-rise behind Sripada.
* 5-point Star and Cresent on small copper coin