British Ceylon Rs one Rupee banknote 1954 Queen Elizabeth II

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Central Bank of Ceylon
British Ceylon Rs One Rupee banknote 1954 Queen Elizabeth II, issued by the Central Bank of Ceylon

Obverse: Portrait of the young Queen Elizabeth from a classic Dorothy Wilding photograph. Her Majesty is wearing Queen Mary's 'Girls of Great Britain and Ireland' Tiara, which was given to the future Queen Mary as a wedding gift in 1893. The funds for the purchase of the tiara were raised by a committee formed by Lady Eve Greville. The tiara was purchased from Garrard, the London jeweller.
Reverse: The Vatadage ornate stone stairway and Moonstone - Ancient City of Polonnaruwa.
Vatadage is a type of Buddhist structure found in Sri Lanka.
Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Ancient Sri Lanka from around the 9th century to the 13th century.
Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, New Malden in Surrey, England.

Ceylon Banknotes 
Central Bank of Ceylon - 1952-1954 Queen Elizabeth II, First Issue 

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