Ruhuna - Lanka
Lead - Inscribed Brahmi
A unique lead token with Inscribed Brahmi text with a circle of four turtles
on the obverse and Lakshmi with elephants on either side on the reverse.
Obverse : Geometrical design with wheel at center. Dot and eight radial spokes.
Surrounded by a circle 4 divided quadrants by radial dolphins
with turtle in each in a clockwise orientation.
A fifth smaller sector has a single dot, which in image has been
arbitrarily aligned to be on top. Outward pointing saw tooth ring
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Reverse : Lakshmi at center with bent stretched out arms holding stands.
Pair of elephants on either-side with raised trunks. Brahmi text
The token is scanned at 600 dpi and displayed at 350 dpi.
It was obtained in 2003 May from
Mr A. Ratnayaka a collector in Katharagama, Lanka.
It had been very mildly cleaned.
A bit more cleaned coin now shows the design
a lot more clearly.