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LK004.08

Country / Post Sri Lanka
Date of Issue 25 February 2008
Primary theme Economy & Industry (Banking & Currency)
Subject Deshamanya N. U. Jayawadena Birth Centenary
Width 40.0 mm
Height 30.0 mm
Denomination 5.00 LKR
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 100
Perforations 13.5 by 13.5
Stamp issuing authority Department of Posts
Printer Department of Government Printing, Sri Lanka