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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (orthographic projection)Ceylon was a dominion in the Commonwealth of Nations -- a collection of former British Empire colonies/countries -- that existed from 1948 and 1972.

In 1972, Ceylon became a republic within the Commonwealth and its name was changed to Sri Lanka.

Dominion of Ceylon on Wikipedia

Sri Lanka on Wikipedia

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Ceylon 5-RUPEES (KM126)

Elephant, bull, lion, horse, geese

Sri Lanka 10-RUPEES Kegalle

Asian elephants

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