Commemorative coin to mark CB’s 70th anniversary | Sunday Observer

Commemorative coin to mark CB’s 70th anniversary

28 February, 2021
Central Bank Governor Prof. W. D. Lakshman presents the coin to  President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Central Bank Governor Prof. W. D. Lakshman presents the coin to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) commenced operations in August 1950 and completed 70 years of  contribution to Sri Lanka. To mark its 70th Anniversary, CBSL issued an uncirculated commemorative coin (aluminum bronze) in the denomination of Rupees 20 on December 31, 2020. CBSL has also issued a circulation standard commemorative coin (nickle plated steel) in the denomination of Rupees 20 with the same design of the above uncirculated commemorative coin.

The coin will be put into circulation on March 3 through commercial banks and can be used for payments along with other currency notes and coins in circulation.

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