1 Tanga


Country Ceylon
(Sri Lanka)
Period Portuguese occupation (1597-1658)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1621-1640
Value 1 Tanga (1/5)
Metal Silver
Weight 2.36 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 9
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Coat of Arms

Lettering: C Lo



Lettering: 16 40



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1621-1640)  Reverse lettering "SF"; KM#9.1
1631  Reverse lettering "SF"; KM#9.1
1640  KM#9.2

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