The Central Bank of Ceylon (CBSL) issued in for circulation, a 50 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 – Blue with Orange on left and Red on right of center
Back – Blue with few green leaves and orange flowers.
LandscapeHorizontal Serial number on lower left of center and upper right.
An image of the famous Buddhist statue and painting building with caption bottom left of it in Sinhala , Thamil , and English RAJA MAHA VIHARE, KELANIYA.
Braille:Four small squares printed in relief incorporated vertically on the right hand side border of the note.
|Sequrity Thread||Thin polyester thread of 1 mm width embedded in note. Micro-printing background pattern.
UV Printing: Front: Signature, Date and Serial Numbers, in Green. On right outlines of large Flag Lion with Sword in raised right paw in yellow with large numeric 100 highlighting design at center.
Back: Highlight of decorative border around watermark panel in Greenish Yellow.
|Watermark||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||146 x 73 mm|
|Date of Issue||started in 1981 -01-01|
|Printed Years||1981 – 1885|
|Finance Minister||CBSL Governor||First Serial #||Mintage
|Rs.50||1982-01-01||Ronnie de Mel||Warnasena Rasaputram||H/1 000001||50,000|