By De La Rue, plc …..
A new Rs. 1000 commemorative banknote has been issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka last week, designed and printed by De La Rue.
Front, Sri Lanka 2018 70th Anniversary Independence 1,000 Rupee Commemorative Banknote. Images courtesy De La Rue plc
The commemorative note is in keeping with the original design of the Rs. 1000, but includes some new designs including the Celebrating Diversity logo, images of a Temple, Mosque, Tamil Kovil and a Church, and the prefix appearing as S70.
De La Rue are very proud to have been working in Sri Lanka for over 30 years, with a manufacturing site in the country that employs local people and contributes to the local economy.
De La Rue’s Global Account Director Ruth Euling said: “We are delighted to be able to partner with Central Bank of Sri Lanka to produce this commemorative note to mark their Independence. It is also a wonderful example of our continued close relationship with Sri Lanka.”
Back, Sri Lanka 2018 70th Anniversary Independence 1,000 Rupee Commemorative Banknote
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About De La Rue plc
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial producer of currency and passports, supplying two thirds of the world’s countries. We are a great British business, with 200 years of experience in international trade and export 80% of our products globally. De La Rue also creates security features that ensure banknotes are protected against counterfeiting and provides governments and commercial organizations with the tools they need to tackle illicit trade. In the last three years alone, De La Rue generating over 7 billion unique products and solutions annually – in the form of banknotes, passports and secure product identifiers. De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON-DLAR).