Wednesday, October 16, 2019

British Ceylon 5 Cents 1945

Features

  • Country         :   Ceylon
      Sri Lanka
  • Years             :   1945
  • Calender:      Gregorian
  • Value             :    5 Cents
  • Metal             :    Nickel-Brass
  • Weight          :    3.24 grams
  • Diameter       :    18 mm
  • Thickness      :    1.7 mm
  • Shape            :    Square
  • Orientation    :    Medal Alignment ↑O↑
  • Demonetized :    Yes

British Ceylon 5 Cents 1945 George VIBritish Ceylon 5 Cents 1945

Obverse:

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

Reverse:

CEYLON
௫.சதம் (5 Satam in Tamil)
සත යභ (Sather Paha in Sinhala)
5 (Denomination)
CENTS
1945 (Year)

Edge:

Plain

Mintage: 31,192,000

Designer: Percy Metcalfe

Random Facts:

  • Ceylon 5 Cents coins which were minted from 1945 to 1962 had the same year (1945).

Click here to see 3 Pence United Kingdom, 1944

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