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LK002.08

Country / Post Sri Lanka
Date of Issue 29 January 2008
Primary theme Religions & beliefs (Buddhism)
Subject Most Ven. Halgasthota Sri Devananda Mahanayaka thero
Width 30.0 mm
Height 40.0 mm
Denomination 5.00 LKR
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 100
Perforations 14 by 14
Stamp issuing authority Department of Posts
Printer Department of Government Printing, Sri Lanka