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Dr Kavan Ratnatunga

Expertise

I can only answer any question regarding Paper Money, coins and Tokens that circulated in Ceylon/Sri Lanka of any era which extends back to 300 BCE. I maintain website notes.lakdiva.org and coins.lakdiva.org which may help you identify your banknote or coin. If Country is any other or unknown, coin should have been found in Sri Lanka. Please Do not ask questions about any coins or currency of other countries including USA. Thank You.

Experience

I maintain since 1998 the largest website on Ceylon/Sri Lankan coins and Tokens with over 900 pages.

Organizations
Former President Sri Lanka Numismatic Society founded in 1976

Publications
Sunday Times NewsPaper of Sri Lanka. See lakdiva.org/suntimes

Education/Credentials
BSc MS PhD in Physics/Astronomy Diploma in Museology

Awards and Honors
Contributor on Ceylon/Sri Lanka for Krause Standard Catalogs of World Coins and Paper Money.

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