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Ceylon 1 Rupee 1954

Item Code: CEY-49B

Front: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926). 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. Predominant colour: Blue. Artist: Unknown.
Engraver: No info. Signatures: Deshamanya N.U. Jayawardena (Minister of Finance); Sir Arthur Ranasinghe
(Governor, CBC, 14 October 1954 - 30 June 1959. Appointed by John Kotelawala). Security thread: None.
Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Central Bank of Ceylon. Date of Issue: 16 October 1954. Total issue: N/a.
Withdrawn from circulation: No info.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 60 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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