"60th Anniversary of Sri Lanka – Japan Diplomatic Relations" Commemorative Sri Lankan 1,000 Rupee Silver Proof Coin

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Sri Lanka, the Shining Island
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, also known as the "shining island", with a land area around 80% the size of Hokkaido Island claims a rich cultural and natural environment with six world cultural heritage and two world natural heritage sites.

Since Japan established diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka in 1952, the two countries have enjoyed a close relationship focused on trade and economic and technical cooperation, and 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Specifications
Sales Quantity5,000 sets
Year of Issue2012
Face ValueSri Lankan Rupee 1,000
CompositionSilver 92.5%
Weight20.0 grams
Diameter35 mm
Design(Obverse) The design features the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Project, symbolizing the friendship between the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Japan, surrounded by the words "Sri Lanka – Japan 60 years" in Sinhala (top), Tamil (left), and English (right).
(Reverse) The design features the official logo commemorating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Japan, surrounded by the country's name "Sri Lanka" in Sinhala (top), Tamil (left), and English (right).
EdgeMilled
MintJapan Mint

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