1981 - Sri Lanka - 2 Rupee
Universal Adult Franchise
50th Anniversary 1931 - 1981

A commemorative two rupee cupro-nickel coin was issued by Central Bank of Ceylon on 1981 July 7th to mark fifty years of Universal Adult Franchise (1931-1981).

SPECIFICATIONS
DenominationRupees Five
Alloycupro-nickel
Diameter29.0/30.3 mm
Thickness1.7 mm
Weight9.60 gms
Shapeten equal straight sides
Edgealternate Plain and Grained
Die-Axis
Issue2,000,000
ProofNil
MintRoyal,Wales
1981_Rs5_obverse 1981_Rs5_reverse
KM# 146

Obverse : A image of the old Parliament in the centre, with the words UNIVERSAL ADULT FRANCHISE in Sinhala appear at the apex of the coin and in Tamil and English on either side together with the period 1931-1981, at the bottom.
Reverse : Large numeral 5 appears with the value FIVE RUPEES superimposed on the figure in Sinhala, Tamil and English. SRI LANKA in Sinhala appear at the apex of the coin and in Tamil and English on either side. The year of issue 1981 is at the bottom.

The coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 200dpi. The uncirculated commemorative coin was obtained from the Central Bank of Ceylon.