1934 - Ceylon

Coconut Exhibition Medal

A silver Medal from 1934 All Ceylon Coconut Exhibition held in ?? in ?? District of ?? Province, Ceylon.

Diameter33.6 mm
Thickness2.1 mm
Weight15.93 gms
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Obverse :Coconut plantation divided by a stream with in background, a range of mountains including Siripada to left with the sunrising behind it, all inside raised rim.
Reverse :Ceramonial coconut oil lamp at center with CEYLON COCONUT EXHIBITION curved along top periphary, and 1934 below inside raised rim.

To read more details click on Sunrise behind Sripada
From the larger apparent diameter of Sun relative to Siripada as seen from Colombo which is 64 km distant this scene must be from about 20 kms or about a third of that distance.

The medal was scanned at 600 dpi and the images are displayed at 200 dpi. It was purchased from a dealer in Colombo in 2011 October.