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Sri Lanka is an island nation in the Indian Ocean close to Southeast India and has a population of 20 million. Until 1972 it was known as Ceylon. Read more

See also: Ceylon, Lanka - Medieval

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Rupee (1972-date)

100 Cents = 1 Rupee

1 Cent – obverse
1 Cent – reverse
1 Cent
1975-1994
Aluminium • 0.70 g • ⌀ 16 mm
KM# 137
2 Cents – obverse
2 Cents – reverse
2 Cents
1975-1978
Aluminium • 0.76 g • ⌀ 18.5 mm
KM# 138
5 Cents – obverse
5 Cents – reverse
5 Cents
1975
Nickel-brass • 3.30 g • ⌀ 19 mm
KM# 139
5 Cents – obverse
5 Cents – reverse
5 Cents
1978-1991
Aluminium • 1.00 g • ⌀ 21.52 mm
KM# 139a, Schön# 77a
10 Cents – obverse
10 Cents – reverse
10 Cents
1975
Nickel-brass • 4.10 g • ⌀ 23 mm
KM# 140
10 Cents – obverse
10 Cents – reverse
10 Cents
1978-1991
Aluminium • 1.27 g • ⌀ 23 mm
KM# 140a
25 Cents – obverse
25 Cents – reverse
25 Cents
1975-1994
Copper-nickel • 3.24 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 141
25 Cents – obverse
25 Cents – reverse
25 Cents
1996-2004
Nickel clad steel • 3.24 g • ⌀ 18 mm
KM# 141a, Schön# 79a
25 Cents – obverse
25 Cents – reverse
25 Cents
2005-2009
Copper plated steel • 1.7 g • ⌀ 16 mm
KM# 141.2b
50 Cents (non-magnetic) – obverse
50 Cents (non-magnetic) – reverse
50 Cents (non-magnetic)
1972-1994
Copper-nickel • 5.50 g • ⌀ 21.5 mm
KM# 135.1, KM# 135.2
50 Cents (magnetic) – obverse
50 Cents (magnetic) – reverse
50 Cents (magnetic)
1996-2004
Nickel plated steel • 5.51 g • ⌀ 21.5 mm
KM# 135.2a, Schön# 80a
50 Cents – obverse
50 Cents – reverse
50 Cents
2005-2009
Copper plated steel • 2.49 g • ⌀ 17.92 mm
KM# 135.2b
1 Rupee (non-magnetic) – obverse
1 Rupee (non-magnetic) – reverse
1 Rupee (non-magnetic)
1972-1994
Copper-nickel • 7.1 g • ⌀ 25 mm
KM# 136, Schön# 81
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene) – obverse
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene) – reverse
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene)
1978
Circulating commemorative coin: Inauguration of President Jayewardene
Copper-nickel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 144
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene) – obverse
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene) – reverse
1 Rupee (President Jayewardene)
1978
Non-circulating coin: Inauguration of President Jayewardene
Gold (.917) • 12.82 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 144a
1 Rupee (President Premadasa) – obverse
1 Rupee (President Premadasa) – reverse
1 Rupee (President Premadasa)
1992
Circulating commemorative coin: 3rd Anniversary of 2nd Executive President Premadasa
Copper-nickel • 7.1 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 151
1 Rupee (Second Executive President; Gold issue) – obverse
1 Rupee (Second Executive President; Gold issue) – reverse
1 Rupee (Second Executive President; Gold issue)
1992
Non-circulating coin
Gold • 12.82 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 151b
1 Rupee (magnetic) – obverse
1 Rupee (magnetic) – reverse
1 Rupee (magnetic)
1996-2004
Nickel clad steel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25 mm
KM# 136a, Schön# 81a
1 Rupee (UNICEF Anniversary) – obverse
1 Rupee (UNICEF Anniversary) – reverse
1 Rupee (UNICEF Anniversary)
1996
Circulating commemorative coin: UNICEF 50th Anniversary
Copper-nickel • 7.04 g • ⌀ 25 mm
KM# 157
1 Rupee (Army's 50th Anniversary) – obverse
1 Rupee (Army's 50th Anniversary) – reverse
1 Rupee (Army's 50th Anniversary)
1999
Non-circulating coin: Army's 50th Anniversary
Nickel plated steel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 162
1 Rupee (50 Years of the Sri Lankan Navy) – obverse
1 Rupee (50 Years of the Sri Lankan Navy) – reverse
1 Rupee (50 Years of the Sri Lankan Navy)
2000
Circulating commemorative coin: 50th Anniversary of the Sri Lankan Navy
Nickel plated steel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 164
1 Rupee (50 Years of Sri Lankan Navy) – obverse
1 Rupee (50 Years of Sri Lankan Navy) – reverse
1 Rupee (50 Years of Sri Lankan Navy)
2000
Non-circulating coin: 50 Years of Sri Lankan Navy
Copper-nickel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 164a
1 Rupee (SRAF) – obverse
1 Rupee (SRAF) – reverse
1 Rupee (SRAF)
2001
Non-circulating coin: 50th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Air Force
Copper-nickel • 7.13 g • ⌀ 25.4 mm
KM# 166
1 Rupee – obverse
1 Rupee – reverse
1 Rupee
2005-2013
Brass plated steel • 3.67 g • ⌀ 20 mm
KM# 136.3, Schön# 112
1 Rupee – obverse
1 Rupee – reverse
1 Rupee
2016
Stainless steel • 3.90 g • ⌀ 20.0 mm
1 Rupee – obverse
1 Rupee – reverse
1 Rupee
2017
Stainless steel • 3.76 g • ⌀ 20 mm
2 Rupees (Nations Conference) – obverse
2 Rupees (Nations Conference) – reverse
2 Rupees (Nations Conference)
1976
Circulating commemorative coin: Non-Aligned Nations Conference
Copper-nickel • 13.5 g • ⌀ 30 mm
KM# 142
2 Rupees (FAO; Mahaweli Dam) – obverse
2 Rupees (FAO; Mahaweli Dam) – reverse
2 Rupees (FAO; Mahaweli Dam)
1981
Circulating commemorative coin: Mahaweli Dam
Copper-nickel • 8.4 g • ⌀ 28.9 mm
KM# 145, Schön# 85
2 Rupees – obverse
2 Rupees – reverse
2 Rupees
1984-2004
Copper-nickel • 8.25 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 147
2 Rupees (FAO) – obverse
2 Rupees (FAO) – reverse
2 Rupees (FAO)
1995
Circulating commemorative coin: 50th Anniversary of the FAO
Copper-nickel • 8.25 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 155
2 Rupees (Colombo's Plans) – obverse
2 Rupees (Colombo's Plans) – reverse
2 Rupees (Colombo's Plans)
2001
Circulating commemorative coin: 50th Anniversary of Colombo Plan's
Copper-nickel • 8.25 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 167
2 Rupees – obverse
2 Rupees – reverse
2 Rupees
2005-2011
Nickel plated steel • 7 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 147a
2 Rupees (Employees Provident Fund (EPF)) – obverse
2 Rupees (Employees Provident Fund (EPF)) – reverse
2 Rupees (Employees Provident Fund (EPF))
2008
Circulating commemorative coin: 50th Anniversary of Employees Provident Fund
Nickel plated steel • 7 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 178
2 Rupees (Air Force Platinum Jubilee) – obverse
2 Rupees (Air Force Platinum Jubilee) – reverse
2 Rupees (Air Force Platinum Jubilee)
2011
Circulating commemorative coin: 60th Anniversary of Sri Lankan Air Force
Nickel plated steel • 7 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 184
2 Rupees (Scout Movement Centenary) – obverse
2 Rupees (Scout Movement Centenary) – reverse
2 Rupees (Scout Movement Centenary)
2012
Circulating commemorative coin: Scout Movement Centenary
Nickel plated steel • 7.38 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 189
2 Rupees – obverse
2 Rupees – reverse
2 Rupees
2013-2016
Stainless steel • 7 g • ⌀ 28.5 mm
KM# 147b, KM# 147c
2 Rupees – obverse
2 Rupees – reverse
2 Rupees
2017
Stainless steel • 4.48 g • ⌀ 22 mm
5 Rupees (Non-Aligned Movement Summit) – obverse
5 Rupees (Non-Aligned Movement Summit) – reverse
5 Rupees (Non-Aligned Movement Summit)
1976
Circulating commemorative coin: Non-Aligned Movement Summit 1976 in Colombo
Nickel • 13.70 g • ⌀ 30 mm
KM# 143
5 Rupees (Election Right) – obverse
5 Rupees (Election Right) – reverse
5 Rupees (Election Right)
1981
Circulating commemorative coin: 50 years of Right to election - Universal Adult Franchise
Copper-nickel • 9.60 g • ⌀ 30.00 mm
KM# 146
5 Rupees (non-magnetic) – obverse
5 Rupees (non-magnetic) – reverse
5 Rupees (non-magnetic)
1984-2004
Nickel-brass • 9.50 g • ⌀ 23.4 mm
KM# 148, Schön# 88
5 Rupees (United Nations) – obverse
5 Rupees (United Nations) – reverse
5 Rupees (United Nations)
1995
Circulating commemorative coin: 50th Anniversary of the United Nations
Nickel-brass • 9.5 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 156
5 Rupees (Cricket) – obverse
5 Rupees (Cricket) – reverse
5 Rupees (Cricket)
1999
Circulating commemorative coin: 1996 Cricket World Cup, Calcutta
Nickel-brass • 9.5 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 161, Schön# 101
5 Rupees (Upasampada Rite) – obverse
5 Rupees (Upasampada Rite) – reverse
5 Rupees (Upasampada Rite)
2003
Circulating commemorative coin: 250th Anniversary of the “Upasampada” Rite
Aluminium-bronze • 9.52 g • ⌀ 23.4 mm
KM# 168
5 Rupees (Upasampada) – obverse
5 Rupees (Upasampada) – reverse
5 Rupees (Upasampada)
2003
Circulating commemorative coin: 250th Anniversary - Upasampada
Aluminium-bronze • 9.52 g • ⌀ 23.4 mm
KM# 169
5 Rupees (magnetic) – obverse
5 Rupees (magnetic) – reverse
5 Rupees (magnetic)
2005-2013
Brass plated steel • 7.8 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 148.2a, Schön# 88a
5 Rupees (Buddha) – obverse
5 Rupees (Buddha) – reverse
5 Rupees (Buddha)
2006
Circulating commemorative coin: 2550th Anniversary of the Buddha
Brass plated steel • 7.65 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 170
5 Rupees (Cricket World Cup) – obverse
5 Rupees (Cricket World Cup) – reverse
5 Rupees (Cricket World Cup)
2007
Circulating commemorative coin: Cricket World Cup 2007
Brass plated steel • 7.65 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
KM# 173
5 Rupees (Bank of Ceylon) – obverse
5 Rupees (Bank of Ceylon) – reverse
5 Rupees (Bank of Ceylon)
2014
Circulating commemorative coin: 75th Anniversary of the Bank of Ceylon
Brass plated steel • 7.7 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
5 Rupees – obverse
5 Rupees – reverse
5 Rupees
2016
Stainless steel • 7.5 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm
5 Rupees – obverse
5 Rupees – reverse
5 Rupees
2017
Stainless steel • 5.25 g • ⌀ 23.5 mm

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