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Ceylon 1 Rupee 1951

Item Code: CEY-47

Front: Portrait of King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14th of December 1895 – 6th of February 1952).
Back: Vatadage ornate stone stairway with Makara (dragon) Balustrade, guard stones "Mura Gala" and a Moonstone
(Sandakada pahana) at the entrance to a Vatadage at the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. Watermark:
Chinthe ("Chinze"). Security features: Watermark. Running serial numbers. Main colour: Blue. Artist: Unknown.
Engraver: No info. Signatures: Junius Richard Jayewardene (Minister of Finance); John Exter (Governor, CBC,
1950-53). Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Central Bank of Ceylon. Date of Issue: 20 January 1951. Withdrawn
from circulation: No info. Legal tender: No. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ld.,
New Malden, Surrey, England.
 

 
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Dimensions: 108 x 59 mm
 

Texts: Central Bank of Ceylon. This note is issued on behalf of the Government of Ceylon and is legal tender in Ceylon
for the payment of any amount. One Rupee.

 
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