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2 Rupees FAO; Mahaweli Dam

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Country Sri Lanka
Period Democratic Socialist Republic (1972-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 1981
Value 2 Rupees
2 LKR = 0.011 USD
Currency Rupee (1972-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 8.4 g
Diameter 28.9 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 145,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 85
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Mahaweli Dam

Obverse

Depiction of the Mahaweli dam within raised disc, with electricity towers in the background.
Name of the Mahaweli river from left to right in Tamil, Sinhala and English in semicircle, with flower pattern at the bottom.

Lettering: மகாவலி මහවැලි Mahaweli

Translation: Mahaweli Mahaweli Mahaweli

Reverse

Denomination in three languages: Sinhala, Tamil, English, superimposed on the numeral '2'. Name of the country from left to right in Tamil, Sinhala, English in semicircle around, date at the bottom

Lettering:
இலங்கை ශ්‍රී ලංකා SRI LANKA
2
රුපියල් දෙකයි
இரண்டு ரூபாய்
TWO RUPEES
1981

Translation:
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka SRI LANKA
2
Two rupees
Two rupees
TWO RUPEES
1981

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1981  45,000,000 0.15 0.18 0.18 0.59 0.60 2.95

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