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Old 13th October 2012, 06:44 AM   #53
M ELEY
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Not to distract from the central thesis of the kastane lion vs Makara, but the lion symbols certainly date back to Ceylon's early history. Here's a thread to the so-called 'maneless lion' coins of the early kindom-

http://sirimunasiha.wordpress.com/2...less-lion-type/

-Mark
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