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2 Tangas Counterstamped

Features

Country Ceylon
(Sri Lanka)
Period Portuguese occupation (1597-1658)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1642
Value 2 Tangas (2/5)
Metal Silver
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 55
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of Arms

Lettering: G A

Reverse

Lettering and countermark

Lettering:
TA
DS
1642
G
LL

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Type II (Galle) countermark on Portuguese India 2 Tangas of João IV, AG# J4 20

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
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1642 

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2 Tangas (Counterstamped)