1975 - 1978

SRI LANKA - Two Cents

A definitive decimal currency two cent aluminum coin.

DenominationTwo cents
Diameter18.4/17.0 mm
Thickness1.4 mm
Weight0.78 gms
Shapeeight scollops
SriLanka_02c_obverse SriLanka_02c_reverse
KM #138

Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Sri Lanka

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 Sri Lanka in Sinhala on top.

Year Alloy Issue Mint Proof
1975 Aluminum 62,503,000
1978 Aluminum 23,425,000 Yes

Although not seen in circulation this coin is legal tender and is not released by the Central Bank except on special request.

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