Monday, December 9, 2019

British Ceylon 25 Cents 1943

Features

  • Country         :   Ceylon
      Sri Lanka
  • Years             :   1943
  • Calender:      Gregorian
  • Value             :    25 Cents
  • Metal             :    Nickel-Brass
  • Weight          :    2.74 g
  • Diameter       :    19.3 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.3 mm
  • Shape            :    Round
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    Yes

British Ceylon 25 Cents 1943 George VI British Ceylon 25 Cents 1943

Obverse:

Portrait of George VI facing left
GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA

Reverse:

19♔43 (Crown divides the year)

25

CENTS

ශත චිසිපත

௨௫ சதம்

CEYLON

Edge:

Reeded with security groove

Mintage: 13,920,000

Designer: Percy Metcalfe

Random Facts:

  • British Ceylon 25 Cents coins minted from 1943 until 1951 had the same year (1943) on the coin.

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