1982 - Inauguration of New Parliament
A Fantasy note printed for the Inauguration of new Parliament of
Sri Lanka building in Diyawannawe, Kotte.
The fantasy note is printed in dark green on yellow unwatermarked
paper has the layout and design of the Rs 100 note of 1979 Flora and
Sri Lanka - Fantasy note
|Predominant Color ||: Green on Yellow || |
||Size ||: 152 x 73 mm |
|Denomination ||: 000 || |
||Print ||: 100 dpi Block |
|Printer ||: Unnamed (Tilaka Press?), Sri Lanka|
One Bird (Ceylon Grackle) on right facing left on Branch of Tree.
At center Talipot Palm.
Sri Lanka State Assembly Commemoration on top center.
Repeated in Portrait format on left below which in four lines of Sinhala text
Not a currency note issued on behalf of Sri Lanka Government. This
cannot be used for and Money transaction within Sri Lanka
Signed in Sinhala H. A. S. Perera, Publisher.
Below translated to Tamil and English
SOUVENIR OF NEW SRI LANKA PARLIMENT(sic) in smaller text.
000 in three corners. Upper and lower right.
A pair of serial numbers in upper right and lower left written as
4/29 1982 which is the date of inaugaration.
Portrait of President J. R. Jayawardena on Left facing forward right
within ellipse with white border. Drawing on New Parliment Bulding with
entrance gate, 4/29 1982 on left.
In Portrait format on right 000 and
Sri Lanka State Assembly Commemoration with translation
to Tamil and English SOUVENIR OF NEW SRI LANKA PARLIMENT
in smaller text below.
The note design has been neatly drawn by hand with the layout
and design of the Rs 100 note of 1979 Flora and Fauna series.
Printed 3% wider and 4% higher by two color 100 dpi block printing.
Fantasy note has been scanned at 300 dpi amd displayed at 75 dpi
The fantasy note with 7 others was sold as a group by Fred Medis on
SLNS meeting auction in 2017 February.
Please correct any errors in my Sinhala Translation.