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Sri Lanka issues silver coin to honour Pope Francis

Jan 13, 2015 19:35 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

COIN ISSUE:  The Rs500 silver coin issued to mark the visit of Pope Francis to Sri Lanka in January 2015.

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) - Sri Lanka has issued a silver commemorative coin to mark the visit of Pope Francis to the island.

The silver coin having a face value of 500 rupees was presented to Pope Francis and President Maithripla Sirisena in Colombo, Tuesday, the Central Bank said.

The obverse of the coin bears the image of Pope Francis
 


 

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