1914 Ceylon - Half Cent
This standard issue circulation coin is from Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka).
Crowned bust facing left
GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
Denomination outside circle, palm tree and Sinhalese and Tamil lettering within
CEYLON · HALF · CENT
1/2 සතය சதம்
· 1914 ·
Translation: 1/2 [of] One Cent
It had a mintage of 2 million.
Ceylon became independent in 1948.
Supplied in a brand new 2x2 coin holder.