SRI LANKA - One Cent
A definitive decimal currency One cent aluminum coin.
Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Sri Lanka
Reverse : The large numeral 1 with the value CENT in Sinhala, Tamil and English below and year of issue at the bottom within a circle of the traditional Sinhala Liyavela art with Sri Lanka in Sinhala on top.
Although not seen in circulation this coin is legal tender and is not released by the Central Bank except on special request. It is notable to have been minted in 1994 when its value was 1/50 of a US cent.
The coin was scaned at 300 dpi and the images are displayed at 300 dpi.
A fantasy of the 1978 issue was listed in the 1999 Krause catalog as a pattern, and now listed as a Probable fantasy Piece on information provided to Krause, from this site, and on our request by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.