SRI LANKA - TwentyFive Cents
A definitive decimal currency TwentyFive cent copper-nickel coin. In 1982 the Security edge was replaced with a Milled edge. In 1996 the metal changed to a Nickel plated Steel coin reflecting its diminishing value.
Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Sri Lanka
Reverse : The large numeral 25 with value TWENTY FIVE 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.
From 1996 the TwentyFive Cent was issued as a Nickel Plated Steel coin which in appearance and weight looks identical to the this older Cupro-Nickel issue it replaced, except being 15% thicker and attracted by magnets.
The coin was scaned at 600dpi and the images are displayed at 300dpi.