1995 - Sri Lanka - 2 Rupee
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
50th Anniversary

A commemorative two rupee cupro-nickel coin was issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for circulation in July 1995 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.

SPECIFICATIONS
DenominationRupees Two
AlloyCupro-Nickel
Diameter28.5 mm
Thickness1.8 mm
Weight8.25 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeGrained
Die-Axis
Issue40,000,000
MintRoyal,Wales
1995_Rs2_obverse 1995_Rs2_reverse
KM# 155

Obverse : numerals 50 at the apex, with ANNIVERSARY in Sinhala, Tamil and English above the official 50th anniversary logo of the FAO at the center, and the period 1945-1995 below it. The FAO theme FOOD FOR ALL in Sinhala appear at the bottom of the coin and in Tamil and English on either side along the periphery.
Reverse : Large numeral 2 appears with the value TWO RUPEES superimposed on the figure. SRI LANKA in Sinhala appear at the apex of the coin and in Tamil and English on either side. The year of issue `1995 is at the bottom.

The cupro nickel coin has been minted to the existing standard Rs. 2/- in circulation and has identical reverse side.

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