The Central Bank of Ceylon (CBSL) issued in for circulation, a 1000 Rupee Currency Note dated 1981-01-01 in a series of Notes that started in 1981 on theme Historical and Archaeology of Sri Lanka.
|Theme||Historical and Archaeology of Sri Lanka.|
|Colors||Front – Green with bit of brown and blue and purple Orange in background design
Back – Green with bit of brown and blue on peacock
Braille:Seven small squares printed in relief incorporated vertically on the right hand side border of the note.
Picture of a peacock on the right hand side centre and on the left a vignette of the ancient Kantalai tank.
Within a decorative border, Numeric 1000 at top left and Bottom right.
|Sequrity Thread||Thin polyester thread of 1 mm width embedded in note. Micro-printing background pattern.
UV Printing: Front: Signature, Date and Serial Numbers, and part of central decorate in Green. Outlines of large Flag Lion with Sword in raised right paw in yellow, three Upper left, Center and lower right. Back: Highlight of Peacock and decorative in Greenish Yellow.
|Watermark||Hereldic Lion standing on hind legs facing left with bent whip in right paw, Lion Lighter with outline including whip darker than paper.|
|Printer||Bradbury Wilkinson and Company|
|Size||175 x 83 mm|
|Date of Issue||started in 1981 -01-01|
|Printed Years||1981 – 1885|
|Finance Minister||CBSL Governor||First Serial #||Mintage
|Rs.1000||1981-01-01||Ronnie de Mel||Warnasena Rasaputram||P/1 000001||5,000|