George V - Five Cents
A definitive decimal Ceylon currency Five cent cupro-nickel coin.
Obverse : Crowned bust of George V to left in relief in the center of the legend GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA, along periphery. Initials of designer B.M. in relief on the truncation of the shoulder.
Reverse : CEYLON above central numeral 5 below which CENTS and year below. Left Sinhala sather paha; Right Tamil 5.Satam.
|187||1912 H||CuNi||4,000,000||Birminham Ltd.|
The small letter H in relief below the 1912 year stand for the Mint Birminham Ltd., formaly Ralph Heaton & Sons Ltd, and visible on extreamly fine or uncirculated coins.
The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.