The Story of Coins found in the Island of Sri Lanka is under the following headings [ In Light Blue and Pink] and is arranged in a chronological order.In order to read the related subject please click on Underlined Link in Pink or Blue.
2. ANCIENT COINS.EARLY ANURADHAPURA PERIOD-500BC-300AD
3.COINS – MID-ANURADHAPURA PERIOD·300 AD- 700 AD
4.COINS OF LATE ANURADHAPURA PERIOD[700 AD- 1000 AD].
5.COINS OF POLONNARUVA PERIOD-1100-1200 AD .
7. Kotte Period
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Chapter I-Coins and Currency of Ceylon 1924- HW Codrington – Weight and Measures
INSCRIBED COINS OF RUHUNA.
ANCIENT COINS.EARLY ANURADHAPURA PERIOD
THE EARLIEST COIN MINTED [and Found] IN SRI LANKA SO FAR??
Coins of Kalainga – from the same area that King Vijeya sailed to the Island.
The Silver Kahapanas /Punched Mark Coins of the Maghdan Kings of North India found in Sri Lanka.
This Chapter describes the single die struck coins both of Copper and Silver found in Sri Lanka. The Coins of Surasena’s of Mathura.
A HOARD OF PUNCH MARKED COINS – SRI LANKA[ 500-100 BC]
COINS OF THE RAILED SWASTIKA SERIES.
a.Horse & Railed Swastika
New Find Tree Symbol
Tree and Swastika,Coins Type I
Tree and Swastika,Coins Type II
Symbols on Tree in Enclosure
MALE FIGURE[ standing ] and Railed Swastika Coins,
SUMMARY OF SYMBOLS.
COINS 300 AD- 700 AD- ANURADHAPURA PERIOD·
Bull and Pot Coin
Bull with Fish etc Coin, All types with Pot between two Lamps Coins Series.
ROMAN(INCLUDING BYZANTINE), INDO-ROMAN AND MISCELLANEOUS.
COINS OF LATE ANURADHAPURA PERIOD[700 AD- 1000 AD].
COINS OF THE CHOLAS RAJARAJA, RAGENDRAPAJA.
COINS OF POLONNARUVA PERIOD-1100AD ONWARDS MEDIAEVAL CEYLON-
The Coins found at Pollonaruva.and the Denominations or fractional pieces.
SERIES II CEYLON TYPE-
PORTUGUESE COINS IN SRI LANKA
MISCELLANEOUS, MEDIAEVAL; AND MODERN (FAR EAST,VENETIAN,SPANISH,NETHERLAND ,OTHER EUROPEAN,
PAGODAS AND FAMANS,
plus the tokens etc etc.