The Art of Paper Currency

The Art of Paper Currency provides a historical insight into the needs for money as a means of exchange and explains the stages that led to the modern banking system. Also provides us with a travelogue of 162 countries exploring the cultural, economic and political significance of the subjects depicted on bank notes throughout the world.

This Book Contains Laki's Currency Design Done for the Government of Sri Lanka. Laki’s faultless execution of indigenous flora and fauna drew recognition from the government of Sri Lanka and he was invited by the Central Bank to design the currency notes of 1979. These bank notes were awarded the first prize in the exposition of Numismatics Paris in 1985, and the design for the fifty rupee note appeared on the cover of a book of (paper) currencies of the world.

You can view all of Laki's Currency Designs in the Gallery Section under Currency design or click here to view