1902 - 1910 - Ceylon

Ten Cents - Edward VII

A definitive decimal currency 10 cent silver coin. Demonetized by proclamation of Governor dated 1942 December with effect from 1943 February 28th

SPECIFICATIONS
Denomination10 cents
AlloySilver
Diameter15.5 mm
Thickness mm
Weight1.16 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeGrained
DieAxis
Edward~VII_10c_obverse Edward~VII_10c_reverse
KM #97

Obverse : Crowned bust of Edward to right in relief in the center of the legend EDWARD VII KING & EMPEROR, along periphery. Engraver initials DES in relief below.

Reverse : A Talipot palm in the center dividing the numerals 1 0 . Left Tamil 10.Satam; Right Sinhala sather dhahayer, along periphery. Above CEYLON Below CENTS and year.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
156 1902 Ag 800. 1,000,000 London156A
157 1903 Ag 800. 1,000,000 London157A
158 1907 Ag 800. 500,000 London
159 1908 Ag 800. 1,500,000 London
160 1909 Ag 800. 1,000,000 London
161 1910 Ag 800. 2,000,000 London

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