1902 - 1910 - Ceylon

Edward VII - TwentyFive Cents

A definitive decimal currency 25 cent silver coin. Demonetized by proclamation of Governor dated 1942 December with effect from 1943 February 28th.

SPECIFICATIONS
Denomination25 cents
AlloySilver
Diameter18.0 mm
Thickness mm
Weight2.91 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeGrained
DieAxis
Edward~VII_25c_obverse Edward~VII_25c_reverse
KM #98

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 2 5 . Left Tamil 25.Satam ; Right Sinhala sather visipaha , along periphery. Above CEYLON Below CENTS and year.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
132 1902 Ag 800. 400,000 London132A
133 1903 Ag 800. 400,000 London133A
134 1907 Ag 800. 120,000 London
135 1908 Ag 800. 400,000 London
136 1909 Ag 800. 400,000 London
137 1910 Ag 800. 800,000 London

The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.