Chinthes -- mythological half-lion half-dragon creatures -- are all over Burma (now Myanmar), especially as the undefeatable guardians of Buddhist temples.
This scalloped coin was issued from CS1314 to CS1328 (1952-1966). I believe this one is dated 1965.
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