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Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1945

Item Reference: HG51414

Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1945

Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Government of Ceylon, 5-Rupees banknote, dated 24 June 1945, black serial number G34 727966, front: King George VI at left, “FIVE RUPEES” at centre, “THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY AMOUNT” above, signed by the Commissioners of Currency, purple “M. H. M. ISMAIL, 165, MAIN STREET, MANI KADAY, GODAKAWELA” overprint, back: Thuparama Dagoba, 140mm x 88mm (Pick, “Standard Catalog of World Paper Money”, 36).

Very fine, interesting overstamp.