Lanka - REPLICA

Inscribed Lead Coin with Floral design

A recent replica lead coin of type No. A.27. as illustrated in 1999 book by Osmund Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilization Re-visited .

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloyPb
TypeCast
Diameter19.3 mm
Thickness1.8 mm
Weight3.30 gms
MintRuhuna Fake
OBRW_A27_REPLICA_OBVERSE OBRW_A27_REPLICA_REVERSE

Obverse : Floral design
Reverse : Legend in Brahmi - gu ta sa - dot in center

OBRW_A27_drawing

The Replica is 29% wider to match the width illustrated, not the original coin and is 60% Heavier.

Also compare with original OBRW Plate Specimen of this Modern Replica in Lakdiva Coin Collection.

Click here for longer discussion of items from Ancient Ruhuna and links to Genuine Plate coins from this book in the lakdiva collection.

The replica was scanned at 600 dpi and displayed at 300 dpi.
It was obtained in 2007 January from a dealer in Colombo, Lanka.