As one of a new series of Ten Rupee coins representing the 25 Districts of Sri Lanka, the coin for Polonnaruwa was issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on 2014 November 17. The obverse design depicts Parakrama Samudraya as Archaeological Heritage characteristic of Polonnaruwa District.
Obverse : Within plain circle, artists impression of Parakrama Samudraya and statue of Sage Pulasti which has been mistakenly identified as King Parakramabahu I. Polonnaruwa in Thamil, Sinhala, and English above, and 2013 below along the periphery of the coin.
Reverse : The large numeral 10 at the centre with TEN RUPEES in Sinhala, Thamil and English below. Mint Year 2013 below text, flanked by ears of paddy on either side. SRI LANKA in Sinhala appear at the apex and Tamil and English to left and right side. A geometric design around the periphery.
The Commemorative card issued has line drawing and a brief description including economic activities in district.
The Coin obtained from CBSL was scanned at 600 dpi is displayed at 300 dpi.
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