Edward VII - Fifty Cents
A definitive decimal currency 50 cent silver coin. Demonetized by proclamation of Governor dated 1942 July with effect from 1942 September 30th.
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 5 0 . Left Tamil 50.Satam ; Right Sinhala sather panarhar , along periphery. Above CEYLON Below CENTS and year.
The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 250dpi.