The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) issued in for circulation, a 10 Rupee Currency Note in a series of Notes was called Sri Lanka Historical and Development.
|Theme||Sri Lanka Historical and Development|
|Colors||At right is image of the Octagon of Dalada Maligawa with the tooth relic of the Buddha with caption bottom left of it in Sinhala , Thamil , and English TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH, KANDY.
Within a decorative border and center, Numeric 10 at all four corners.
|Front||Landscape At right is image of the famous Moonstone from the Queen’s Pavilion in Anuradhapura with caption bottom left of it in Sinhala , Thamil , and English MOONSTONE, ANURADHAPURA.
Within a decorative border and center, Numeric 20 at all four corners.center, Numeric 50 at all four corners.
|Back||Portrait At center is image of the Gateway and stupa with caption bottom left of it in Sinhala , Thamil , and English PAGODA OF RAJA MAHA VIHARE, KELANIYA.
Within a decorative border, Numeric 10 at top left and Bottom right.
|Sequrity Thread||Thin polyester thread of 1 mm width embedded in note. Micro-printing background pattern.
UV Printing: Front: Signature, Date and Serial Numbers, in Green. On right outlines of large Flag Lion with Sword in raised right paw with large numeric 10 highlighting design at center. UV-printing in front of Notes issued with date 1987-01-01 is in Orange, while the later dates 1988-11-21 1989-02-21 and 1990-04-05 are in Green
Back: Highlight of Stupa and leaves in upper right in Greenish Yellow.
|Watermark||Lion from national Flag standing facing left with sword in right paw, outlined darker than paper.|
|Printer||Bradbury Wilkinson and Company|
|Size||127 x 67 mm|
|Date of Issue||started in 1987 -01-01|
|Printed Years||1987 – 1990|
|Finance Minister||CBSL Governor||First Serial #||Mintage
|Rs.10||1987-01-01||Ronnie de Mel||Warnasena Rasaputram||F/1 000001||60,000||R/1|