• 10 Cents 1963-1971, KM# 130, Ceylon, Elizabeth II
  • 10 Cents 1963-1971, KM# 130, Ceylon, Elizabeth II
Obverse

Ceylon coat of arms from 1942 to 1972, with "Ceylon" in English, Sinhala and Tamil.

The coat of arms features a lion passant, holding a sword in its right fore paw in the centre surrounded by petals of a Blue Lotus the national flower of the country.

இலங்கை ලංකා CEYLON

Reverse

Denomination at center, date below.

ලංකා
10
සත දතය
பத்த ௧தம
TEN CENTS
1963

Edge
Characteristics
Material Nickel Brass
Weight 4.12 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.41 mm
Shape wavy (scallop, sun-shaped)
Notches 8
Alignment Medal

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