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SRI LANKA - 500 Rupees 2015 Coin - Pope Francis Visit

Sri Lanka – 2015 500 Rupees commemorating the visit of Pope Francis to Sri Lanka

At the request of the Sri Lanka Catholic Bishop’s Conference a commemorative Rs 500/- sterling silver crown size frosted Proof NCLT coin was issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka to mark the Visit of Pope Francis from 2015 January 13 to 15th in recognition of the national importance of this event.

SPECIFICATIONS
Denomination Rupee 500/-
Alloy Silver (0.925Ag)
Diameter 38.61 mm
Thickness 3.0? mm
Weight 28.28 gms
Shape Round
Edge Milled
DieAxis
Issue 1500
Mint Royal,Llantrisant

More info on http://coins.lakdiva.org/commemorative/2015_popefrancisvisit_500r.html

News reported by Aidan Work.

SRI LANKA - 500 Rupees 2015 Coin - Pope Francis Visit

SRI LANKA – 500 Rupees 2015 Coin – Pope Francis Visit