1963 - 1971 - Ceylon

LANKA - Two Cent

A definitive decimal currency two cent aluminum coin.

Denominationtwo cents
Diameter18.4/17.0 mm
Thickness.0 mm
Weight0.78 gms
Shapeeight scollops
Lanka_02c_obverse Lanka_02c_reverse
KM #128

Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Ceylon.

Reverse : The large numeral 2 with the value TWO CENTS in Sinhala, Tamil and English below and year of issue at the bottom within a circle of the traditional Sinhala Liyavela art with Lanka in Sinhala on top.

Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
1963 Aluminum 26,000,000
1965 Aluminum 7,000,000
1967 Aluminum 15,000,000
1968 Aluminum 15,000,000
1970 Aluminum 13,500,000
1971 Aluminum 45,000,000 Yes

The Proof coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.