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Sri Lankan coins: ELEPHANT AND 卍. Part Three.

Coin No1- Sinnamukattuvaram :This symbol is placed on the obverse in a slanting position over and parallel to symbol No 2, which is much reduced in size. On the reverse it appears with its head to the left between the railed swastika and the caitiya.
At an SLNS lecture on 15 Nov 2000, Wng Cdr Raja Wickremasinghe on Dating Acient Sri Lankan Coins issued an photo copies of coins. One of these coins has the standard and Goad symbol between the Elephant and Railed swastika on the obverse These are shown below.
A set of coins from Tissamaharama Ruhuna purchased by Raja Wickremasinghe.
No 2- Nindavur:The symbols apapers of either side with its head to left , but more elaborate size. Both coins the elephant is large: on the reverse the horns of the Nandapadi symbol do not touch the circle, but are joined there too by a triangular projection on either side
Few other coins of this type has been published.
At an SLNS lecture on 15 Nov 2000, Wng Cdr Raja Wickremasinghe on Dating Ancient Sri Lankan Coins issued an photo copies of coins. There were two coins , the second photo has only the symbol of an Elephant Goad or an battle-axe[Keterai] These are shown below.

In the above lecture by Wng Cdr Raja Wickremasinghe collated the Data based on the Dr SU Deraniyagalas Addendum II Archeological Survey Dept. Sri Lanka 1992. Two large Elephant and Railed Swastika coins were found in layers 59 and 52. These layer were carbon dated to 150 – 100 BC.

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