Sri Lanka 10-RUPEES Batticaloa
Sri Lanka 10-RUPEES Batticaloa

Sri Lanka 10-RUPEES Batticaloa Fish

The subject of this coin is the "Singing Fish of Batticaloa" which may or may not be a real thing. The coin's depiction is of course fanciful, but if there is a strange sound coming from the water on full moon nights, nobody seems to know what it is. Some say it comes from shell fish, some say from water movement around boulders, etc. Regardless, it is a tourist attraction with enough gravitas to make it onto an official coin.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 26.2 mm
  • Composition: Stainless steel
  • CAT#: not listed

Obverse Legend

Batticaloa 2013

Reverse Legend

10 TEN RUPEES SRI LANKA 2013

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