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Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1929

Item Reference: EG39684

Ceylon, 5-Rupees, 1929

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Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Government of Ceylon, 5-Rupees banknote, 1 July 1929, Colombo, red serial no.D6 46552, black on green and orange, FIVE RUPEES at centre, signed by the Commissioners of Currency, reverse: green, elephant and palm trees, printed by Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd, London, 139mm x 88mm (Pick 23).

Some wrinkles in the paper, round black “Bogawantalawa” handstamp on the back, about very fine.