1963 - 1971 - Ceylon

LANKA - One Rupee

A definitive decimal currency one Rupee copper-nickel coin. The last One Rupee currency note was issued on 1963 June 5th.

DenominationRupees One
Diameter25.4 mm
Thickness.0 mm
Weight7.13 gms
EdgeSecurity edge
Lanka_r01_obverse Lanka_r01_reverse
KM #133

Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Ceylon.

Reverse : The value ONE RUPEE 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 Cu-Nickel 20,000,000
1965 Cu-Nickel 5,000,000
1969 Cu-Nickel 2,500,000
1971 Cu-Nickel 5,000,000 Yes

The Proof coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 250dpi.