Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Sri Lanka

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Question
Hello,

I saw the very nice coins from Sri Lanka 10 rupees 2013 on Worldcoin news.
When are they available and were can I get them.
Please let me know.
Thanks for your time.

Kind regards,
jo Hoogeveen,
Holland.

Answer
Many in Sri Lanka are asking the same Question.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka Press Releases are posted at
http://www.cbsl.gov.lk/pics_n_docs/02_prs/_docs/press/press_20141117e.pdf
http://www.cbsl.gov.lk/pics_n_docs/02_prs/_docs/notices/notice_pub_20141117e.pdf

However CBSL has not prepared to meet the demand even locally and probably unaware of the
demand from abroad. I suggest you write an E-mails to address in Press release and ask.
Please let me Kavanr at Yahoo.com know their reply so I can inform others.  

All available packed sets have sold out in Sri Lanka, and there is a promise for more to be made and
released in January 2015.  Loose Unc coin sets maybe available before.  
5 Million of each of the 25 Rs10 coins has been minted for circulation.

I will keep my webpage http://coins.lakdiva.org/d25/ updated with latest information available to me
It has 600 dpi scanned images of all the coins.  

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Dr Kavan Ratnatunga

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I can only answer any question regarding Paper Money, coins and Tokens that circulated in Ceylon/Sri Lanka of any era which extends back to 300 BCE. I maintain website notes.lakdiva.org and coins.lakdiva.org which may help you identify your banknote or coin. If Country is any other or unknown, coin should have been found in Sri Lanka. Please Do not ask questions about any coins or currency of other countries including USA. Thank You.

Experience

I maintain since 1998 the largest website on Ceylon/Sri Lankan coins and Tokens with over 900 pages.

Organizations
Former President Sri Lanka Numismatic Society founded in 1976

Publications
Sunday Times NewsPaper of Sri Lanka. See lakdiva.org/suntimes

Education/Credentials
BSc MS PhD in Physics/Astronomy Diploma in Museology

Awards and Honors
Contributor on Ceylon/Sri Lanka for Krause Standard Catalogs of World Coins and Paper Money.

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