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1 Rupee non-magnetic

Features

Country Sri Lanka
Period Democratic Socialist Republic (1972-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1972-1994
Value 1 Rupee
1 LKR = 0.0056 USD
Currency Rupee (1972-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.1 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.80 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 136,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 81
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Emblem

Reverse

In center the face value in three languages: Sinhala, Tamil and English. The circular floral ornament is divided by name of the country in Sinhala at the top and date of issue at the bottom.

Lettering:
ශ්‍රී ලංකා
රුපියලයි
ஒரு ரூபாய்
ONE RUPEE
1978

Translation:
Sri Lanka
Rupee
Rupee
ONE RUPEE
1978

Edge

Reeded or security edge

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1972  7,000,000 0.35 Royal Mint KM# 136.1 (security edge)
1975  31,500,000 0.17 0.24 0.55 0.69 Royal Mint KM# 136.1 (security edge)
1978  37,018,000 0.41 Royal Mint KM# 136.1 (security edge)
1978  20,000 Royal Mint KM# 136.1 (security edge) Proof
1982  75,000,000 0.17 0.22 0.38 0.90 0.76 Royal Mint KM# 136.2 (reeded edge)
1994  50,000,000 0.43 0.48 Royal Mint KM# 136.2 (reeded edge)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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