One Stiver copper coin struck at the Royal Mint for circulation in Ceylon.
|Pridmore #91; Mitchiner #2222; Krause #81|
Obverse : Laur and draped bust to right.
T.W. placed below the right shoulder. Around margin
GEORGIUS III D:G : BRITANNIARUM REX
Reverse : Within plain rim an elephant facing left and above, CEYLON around rim; ONE STIVER in a single line; and below 1815.
The Stiver known in Sinhala Tuttuwa and in Tamil Tuddu was worth 3 Dutch challie (VOC Duits), and 4 English challie (1/2 Farthings).
* Ceylon Coins and Currency By H. W. Codrington. Colombo 1924
Page 154 Chapter XI British - Coins struck in England .
The coin was scanned at 600dpi and the images are displayed at 200dpi.