200 Rupees Independence

200 Rupees (Independence) - obverse200 Rupees (Independence) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Sri Lanka
Period Democratic Socialist Republic (1972-date)
Type Commemorative note
Year 1998
Value 200 Rupees
200 LKR = USD 0.54
Currency Rupee (1972-date)
Composition Polymer
Size 146 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 202537
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 114
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

50 Years of Independence

Obverse

Independence Memorial Hall, Colombo

Various progress in 50 years of independence: Free Education & Health Services, Gal Oya Development Project, Electricity Development, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Mahaweli Development Project, Bandaranaike International Airport, Telecommunications Development, Investment Promotion Zone, New Parliament Complex in Kotte, Industrial Development, Development of the Colombo City, Religious harmony and peace showing a Church, Mosque, Temple, Pagoda and the unity of the people.

Lettering:
ශ්‍රී ලංකාණ්ඩුව වෙනුවෙන් නිකුත් කරන ලද මේ
මුදල් නෝට්ටුව ශ්‍රී ලංකාව ඇතුළත ඕනෑම මුදල් ගණනක්
ගෙවිම සඳහා නිතියෙන් වලංගුය

1998-02-04

ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව
இலங்கை மத்திய வங்கி
CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA

රුපියල් දෙසියයි
இருநூறு ரூபாய்
TWO HUNDRED RUPEES

නිදහස சுதந்திரம் Independence 1948-1998

Translation:
This banknote issued on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka is legally valid for payment of any amount within Sri Lanka

1998-02-04

CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA

TWO HUNDRED RUPEES

Independence 1948-1998

Reverse

Temple of the Tooth, Kandy

Various historical scenes: Advent of Prince Vijaya, Arrival of Arahant Mahinda and introduction of Buddhism, King Dutugemunu unites Sri Lanka, Construction of Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Construction of Sea of Parakrama, European powers colonizing Sri Lanka, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala Thero hauling down the British flag in 1815

Lettering:
ශ්‍රී ලංකා මහ බැංකුව
இலங்கை மத்திய வங்கி
CENTRAL BANK OF SRI LANKA

රුපියල් දෙසියයි
இருநூறு ரூபாய்
TWO HUNDRED RUPEES

Watermark

Lion holding sword in front of number '200'

200 Rupees (Independence) -  obverse

© Griffin S (CC BY-NC-SA)

Printer

Note Printing Australia, Melbourne, Australia (1998-date)

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Date No. printed VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  $ 12 17% P# 114a, red serial # in folder
1998  20 000 000 $ 6.80 91% P# 114b, black serial #

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Auction 68
Lot 576
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Oct 8, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 11.89
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Auction 64
Lot 710
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Aug 17, 2022 Undetermined UNC USD 7.56
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