Seated king, SRI BHUVANAIKA BAHU in Brahmi in two vertical lines in the left field / King standing, small altar in the left field, various dots and decorations in fields. 20mm, 4.06 grams. Mitchiner NIS 851-852 (type with a square script)
Bhuvanaikabahu I was King of Dambadeniya in the 13th century, who ruled from 1271 to 1283. He succeeded his brother Vijayabahu IV as King of Dambadeniya and was succeeded by his nephew Parakkamabahu III after an Interregnum of 19 years. Bhuvanaikabahu I is known to have resided in Yapahuwa.