The Government of Ceylon : 1887 - 1891
Uniface Hundred Rupees Note

The Uniface large size Hundred Rupees currency note issued by the Board of Commissioners of Currency with the standard colonial format front used by The Governmaent of Ceylon. This Type has 6 known dates with 5 Signature pairs between 1887 to 1891. There Must be unknown dates between 1891 and 1909 to account for 105K gap in Serial number sequence.

The Notes are 216 by 146 mm i.e. 8 1/2 by 5 3/4 inches.
Printed by Thomas De La Rue & Co., London
Water-mark: Large HUNDRED RUPEES in 2 lines light on dark at center. A vertical triple ZigZag lines to right, and light Elephant and Dagaba logo to the upper left . Text THE GOVERNMENT OF CEYLON light on dark panel centered below. Handmade paper manufactured by Messrs Portals a

Front : Black on Green on White paper with huge HUNDRED at center background. THE GOVERNMENT OF CEYLON centered on top above. Promises to pay the Bearer on Demand the Sum of. In a 7.5-inch bar the value in words ONE HUNDRED RUPEES with Micro printing of same around. On either side, a numeric 100 with RUPEES in an arc below, within a circle. Just below the value රුපියල් සියයයි in Sinhala Text to left and Text in Tamil on right. The Purple Serial number above and below on both left and right, with Colombo, date: day Month Year, centered below. In panel in two lines FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF CEYLON with Micro printing of same around at bottom left. Two facsimile signatures at right and COMMISSIONERS OF CURRENCY. below. Printer name THOS.DE LA RUE & CO LONDON. at bottom left.
Back : Blank

Date on BankNoteSignatures of
Commissioners of Currency
Range of Serial #Mintage
in K
1st November 1909 H. Clifford & Bernard Senior D/2 29501 - D/2 54500 25
20th January 1913 R.E. Stubbs & Bernard Senior D/2 54501 - D/2 79500 25
1st April 1915 R.E. Stubbs & Bernard Senior D/2 79501 - D/2 99500 20
8th December 1919 Graeme Thomson & Bernard Senior D/2 99501 - D/3 49500 50
1st December 1925 E.B. Alexander & W.W. Woods D/3 49501 - D/3 63500 14
1st June 1926 A.G.M. Fletcher & W.W. Woods D/3 63501 - D/4 63500 100

Currency notes from 1913 had secret marks

The notes were demonetized with all notes dated before January 1, 1940 on 1946 April 13th and ceased to be legal tender with effect July 31, 1946.

The details of this issue are from Sri Lanka Currency of Recent Times 1938-1985 T. M. U. Sallay, 1986 Colombo:Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

The 60 dpi image is from a Spink Auction Listing and displayed at 50 dpi.
If you have this note, I would be grateful to get a 300 dpi scan which will be posted with desired acknowledgement.