1995 - Sri Lanka - 5 Rupee
United Nations
50th Anniversary

A commemorative five rupee nickel-brass coin was issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for circulation in 1995 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Organisation.

SPECIFICATIONS
DenominationRupees Five
AlloyNickel-Brass
Diameter23.5 mm
Thickness3.0 mm
Weight9.5 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeGrained - incused lettering
Die-Axis
Issue50,000,000
Proof5,000
MintRoyal,Wales
1995_Rs5_obverse 1995_Rs5_reverse
KM# 156

Obverse : The official 50th anniversary logo of the UNO, at the centre with the period 1945-1995 above it. UNITED NATIONS and ANNIVERSARY in Sinhala appear on the apex and the bottom centre, and in Tamil and English languages along each side along the periphery.
Reverse : Large numeral 5 at the centre with FIVE RUPEES in Sinhala, Tamil and English superimposed. SRI LANKA in Sinhala appear at the apex and Tamil and English on each side. The year of issue 1995 is at the bottom.

Edge: C.B.S.L. in English Sinhala and Tamil in incuse lettering on grained edge.

The Nickel-Brass coin has been minted to the existing standard Rs. 5/- in circulation and has identical reverse side.

The Proof coin in a hard clear plastic coin capsule was issued to public at Rs 200/- (US$4.)

The Proof coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 250dpi. The Proof commemorative coin obtained from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.