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Commemorative Coins and Notes Issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka

No. Description Face Value (Rs.) Year on Coin Metal Diameter/ Size
( mm )
Weight (Grams) Coin Type Mintage (pcs) Click here to see the picture
1 2500th Anniversary
of the passing away
of Buddha
5 1957 Silver 38.61 28.28 Circulation 500,000
2 2500th Anniversary
of the passing away
of Buddha
1 1957 Cu / Ni 28.50 11.31 Circulation 2,000,000
3 2nd World Food Congress 2 1968 Cu / Ni 31.50 12.35 Circulation 500,000
4 5th Non - Aligned Summit Conference 5 1976 Nickel 32.84 13.60 Circulation 1,000,000
5 5th Non - Aligned Summit Conference 2 1976 Cu / Ni 30.00 13.50 Circulation 2,000,000
6 1st Executive
Presidency ( J R Jayawardhane )
1 1978 Cu / Ni 25.40 7.13 Circulation 2,000,000
7 1st Executive
Presidency ( J R Jayawardhane )
1 1978 Gold(22 Carat) 25.40 12.00 Frosted Proof 39
8 50 Years of Universal Adult Franchise 5 1981 Cu / Ni 29.00 / 30.28 9.60 Circulation
2,000,000
9 The Mahaweli Development Scheme 2 1981 Cu / Ni 28.50 8.25 Circulation
45,000,000
10 International Year
of Shelter for the Homeless
10 1987 Cu / Ni 25.00 - 30.00 11.70 Circulation
2,000,000
11 International Year
of Shelter for the Homeless
10 1987 Cu / Ni 25.00 - 30.10 11.70 Frosted Proof 200
12 40th Anniversary of Central Bank of
Sri Lanka
500 1990 Silver 38.61 28.28 Proof 9,800
13 40th Anniversary of Central Bank of
Sri Lanka
500 1990 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 200
14 5th South Asian Federation Games - Colombo 500 1991 Gold
(12 Carat)
14.00 1.60 Frosted Proof 8,000
15 5th South Asian Federation Games - Colombo 100 1991 Silver 22.00 - 29.40 10.20 Frosted Proof 20,000
16 3rd Anniversary of Induction of Excective Presidency - R. Premadasa
1 1992 Cu-Ni 25.40 7.13 Circulation 25,000,000
17 3rd Anniversary of Induction of Excective Presidency - R. Premadasa
1 1992 Cu-Ni 25.40 7.13 Frosted Proof 2,500
18 3rd Anniversary of Induction of Excective Presidency
( R Premadasa )
1 1992 Silver 25.40 7.13 Frosted Proof 2,000
19 3rd Anniversary of Induction of Excective Presidency - R. Premadasa 1 1992 22 Gold 25.40 12.00 Frosted Proof 100
20 2300 Anubudu
Mihindu Jayanthi
500 1993 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 30,000
21 50th Anniversary
of the Food and Agricultural
Organisation
2 1995 Cu / Ni 28.50 8.25 Circulation
40,000,000
22 50th Anniversary
of the United Nations Organisation
5 1995 Ni / Br 23.50 9.50 Circulation 50,000,000
23 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Organisation 5 1995 Ni / Br 23.50 9.50 Frosted Proof 5,000
24 50th Anniversary
of the UNICEF
1 1996 Cu / Ni 25.40 7.13 Circulation 5,000,000
25 50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka regaining Independence 5,000 1998 Gold (22 Carat) 22.05 7.98 Frosted Proof 5,000
26 50th Anniversary of
Sri Lanka regaining Independence
1,000 1998 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 25,000
27 50th Anniversary of
Sri Lanka regaining Independence
10 1998 Bi Metal Outer ring Cu/Ni Inner dics Ni/Br Outer ring 27.0 Inner disc 18.0 9.00 Circulation 50,000,000
28 50th Anniversary of
Sri Lanka regaining Independence
200 1998 Polymer 146.50 x 73.00 Not Applicable Not Applicable 20,000,000
29 Wining of the 1996 Cricket World Cup 1,000 1999 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 25,000
30 Wining of the 1996 Cricket World Cup 5 1999 Ni / Br 23.50 9.50 Circulation 50,000,000
31 50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army
1 1999 Ni Plated Steel 25.40 7.13 Frosted Proof 8,000
32 50th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Army 1 1999 Ni Plated Steel 25.40 7.13 Brilliant Uncirculated 127,000
33 50th Anniversary of Central Bank of Sri Lanka 1,000 2000 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 10,000
34 50th Anniversary
of Sri Lanka Navy
1 2000 Cu-Ni 25.40 7.13 Frosted Proof 2,000
35 50th Anniversary
of Sri Lanka Navy
1 2000 Ni Plated Steel 25.40 7.13 Brilliant
Uncirculated
20,000
36 50th Anniversary
of Sri Lanka Air Force
1 2001 Cu / Ni 25.40 7.13 Frosted Proof 2,000
37 50th Anniversary
of the Colombo Plan
2 2001 Cu / Ni 28.50 8.25 Circulation
10,000,000
38 250th Anniversary of
Syamopasampadawa (PHRA Upali Nahimi)
5 2003 Ni / Br 23.50 9.50 Circulation
4,000,000
39 250th Annivesary of Syamopasampadawa (Weliwita Sri Saranankara Sangaraja Mahimi) 5 2003 Ni / Br 23.50 9.50 Circulation
4,000,000
40 2550th Anniversary
of the passing away
of Buddha
2,000 2006 Silver ( Selective Gold Plated) 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 10,000
41 2550th Anniversary
of the passing away
of Buddha
1,500 2006 Silver ( .925) 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 20,000
42 2550th Anniversary
of Buddha
5 2006 Br plated Steel 23.50 9.50 Circulation 20,000,000
43 Cricket World Cup 2007(Runner up) 1,000 2007 Nickel Plated Steel

32.00

12.00 Brilliant Uncirculated 10,000
44 Cricket world Cup 2007 (Runner-up) 5 2007 Brass Plateed Steel 28.50 7.70 Circulation 7,860,000
45 50th Anniversary of Emplyee's Provident Fund 1,000 2008 Nickel Plated Steel

28.50

7.00 Brilliant un Circulated 1200
46 50th Anniversary of Emplyee's Provident Fund 1000 2008 Nickel Plated Steel 28.50 7.00 Frosted Proof 100
47 50th Anniversary of Emplyee's Provident Fund 2 2008 Nickel Plated Steel 28.50 7.00 Circulation 2,000,000
48 Bicentennial celebrations of Sri Lanka Customs 200 2009 Silver 28.50 11.90 Frosted Proof 3,000
49 60th Anniversery of the Sri Lanka Army 1000 2009 Silver 28.50 11.90 Brilliant un Circulated 10,000
50 60th Anniversery of the Sri Lanka Army 1000 2009 Cu-Ni 28.50 8.25 Brilliant un Circulated 200,000
51 Commemorative Note to mark ushering of peace and prosperity in Sri Lanka
1,000 2009 Paper Note 157.00 X 78.50 Not Applicable Not Applicable 25,000,000
52 60th Anniversary of Central Bank of Sri Lanka
5,000 2010 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 5,000
53 60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Air Force
2 2011 Nickel Plated Steel 28.50 7.00 Circulation 3,000,000
54 2600th Sambuddathva Jayanthi
1,000 2011 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 2,000
55 2600th Sambuddathva Jayanthi
10 2011 Nickel Plated Steel 26.4 8.35 Circulation Standard 1,500,,000
56 50th Anniversary of People's Bank
1,000 2011 Gold plated Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 2,300
57 125th Anniversary Celebrations of Ananda College, Colombo
2,000 2011 Silver 38.61 28.28 Frosted Proof 1,500
58 100 Years Of Scouting In Sri Lanka
2 2012 Nickel Plated Steel 28.5 7.0 Circulation Standard 2,000,000
59 60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka - Japan Diplomatic Relations
1000 2012 Silver 35.0 20 Frosted Proof(one side color print) 10,000
60 Commemorative Note to Mark the Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting - Sri Lanka
500 2013 Paper Note 143 x 67 Not Applicable Not Applicable 5,000,000


Limited stocks of above gold and silver commemorative coins are available for sale at the Currency Museum located at the Center for Banking Studies (CBS) No. 58 Sri Jayawardanapura Mawatha, Rajagiriya ( Telephone 011 2477809 )

n.a = not available for sale


* Selling prices of these coins are determined on the basis of monthly market prices of gold and silver which will be displayed at the Bank's head office counters and at the Currency Museum.

Prices are determine on daily basis and will be valid up to 10.00 am on the following working day.

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