According to a booklet produced by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka to highlight events planned to celebrate its 60th anniversary, a new series of banknotes was scheduled to be issued 3 March 2011. However, according to a more recent AsianTribute article, the notes are expected “next month,” and indications
In an e-Biz Sri Lanka article dated 7 September 2010, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka is said to be considering issuing a 5,000-rupee (US$44.50) banknote to commemorate the bank’s 60th anniversary, as well as other denominations from 20 to 1,000 rupees depicting scenes of “Development and Prosperity” and “Sri
Like B119d, but new signatures (Rajapaksa/Cabraal) and new date (2006-07-03). Also, red-to-green 3-mm StarChrome windowed security thread with SRI LANKA RS 1000 and butterfly. Wmk: Lion holding whip with electrotype sword, and Cornerstones. Prefix G/186 – G/246. Intro: 03.03.2008. Courtesy of Wally Myers.