1951 - Ceylon

George VI - Two Cents

A definitive decimal currency Two cent Nickel Brass coin.

Denomination2 cents
AlloyNickel Brass
Diameter18.4/17.0 mm
Thickness mm
Weight2.59 gms
Shapeeight Scallops
George~VI_02c_obverse George~VI_02c_reverse
KM #119

Obverse : Crowned effigy of George VI to left in relief in the center of the legend KING GEORGE THE SIXTH on left and right along periphery

Reverse : The word CENTS superimposed over large numeral 2 and year below. Left Sinhala sather dhecker; Right Tamil 2 Satam, and above CEYLON along periphery.

Pridmore Year Alloy Issue CoinedMintProof
196 1951 NiBrass 5,000,000 1951 Bombay Mint196A
196 1951 NiBrass 10,000,000 1952 Bombay Mint

The Proof coin from set sealed in cellophane was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.