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Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1924

Item Reference: EG39683

Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1924

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Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Government of Ceylon, uniface 5-Rupees banknote, 1 October 1924, Colombo, red serial no.B29 10083, black on green, FIVE RUPEES at centre, signed by the Commissioners of Currency, printed by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd, London, 172mm x 131mm (Pick 11c).

Some edge damage, several rust spots and folds, round black “Bogawantalawa” handstamp on the back, otherwise good fine and scarce.