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Ceylon 2 Rupees 1977 (1973-77)

Item Code: CEY-72AB

Front: Statue of Parakramabahu I in Polonnaruwa. Back: Medirigiriya Vatadage, Sri Lanka. Watermark: Chinthe ("Chinze") lion. Security features: Watermark. Running serial numbers. Some banknote design elements fluorescing under ultraviolet light. Predominant colour: Brown. Artist: Unknown. Engraver: No info. Signatures: Ronnie de Mel (Minister of Finance, 23 July 1977 - 18 January 1988); Herbert E. Tennekoon (Governor, CBC, 1 July 1971 - 22 January 1979. Appointed by Sirimavo Bandaranaike). Security thread: Solid, 0.5 mm thin, embedded. Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Central Bank of Ceylon. Date of Issue: 26 August 1977. Total issue: N/a. Withdrawn from circulation: 1979. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ld., New Malden, Surrey, England.

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Dimensions: 114 x 58 mm

Texts: Central Bank of Ceylon. Two Rupees.

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