10 Rupee note Sri Lanka Heritage

10 Rupee 1991-1994 Heritage issue

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) issued for circulation, 10 Rupee Currency Notes in a series of notes that started in 1991 on theme Sri Lanka Heritage

10 Rupee note Sri Lanka Heritage

10 Rupee note Sri Lanka Heritage

Basic Details

Theme Sri Lanka Heritage
Colors Front – Green with purple on left and orange on right of center
Back – Green with purple decorate and Yellow flowers.
Front Landscape
Yapahuwa Stone sculpture of seated Lion facing left with head down mouth open on right, Top view of Lotus on bottom left, Moonstone above decorate in lower center with Makara Thorana above with lotus bud on side.
Within a decorative border, Numeric 10 at upper two and lower right corners.
Back Portrait
In middle Presidential Secretariat building, Colombo which was used Legislative Council of Ceylon from 1930 House of Representatives from 1948 to 1982. Bunch of Flowers with leaves below, Upper Panel, Stork facing left on upper right. Divided Tea leaves with Lotus bud top left of center between panels.
Within a decorative border, Numeric 10 at top left and Bottom right.
Security Thread

Thin polyester thread of 1 mm width embedded in note. Micro-printing background pattern.

UV Printing: Front: Serial Numbers, in Green. A rectangular highlight large numeric 10 excluded, From 1991 to 1994, lower left of center,and from 1995 to 2006 upper right of center with additional elaborate UV printing of Moonstone, and blanked decorate below all in Greenish Yellow.
Back: Highlight of flowers at bottom in Greenish Yellow.

Watermark Lion from national Flag standing facing left with sword in right paw, outlined darker than paper.
Printer Thomas de la rue
Size 122 x 61 mm
Date of Issue started in 1991
Printed Years 1991-2006

UV Printing

2006 rupee 10 Note Security under Ultra-Violet illumination

2006 rupee 10 Note Security under Ultra-Violet illumination

 

Deno. Date on
BankNote
Finance Minister CBSL Governor First Serial # Mintage
in K
Repla.
Prefix
Rs.10 1991-01-01 D.B.Wijethunga H.N.S.Karunatillake M/1 000001 16,190 (Z/1)
Rs.10 1992-07-01 D.B.Wijethunga H.B.Disanayaka M/17 190001 61,000 (Z/1)
Rs.10 1994-08-19 C.B.Kumaratunga H.B.Disanayaka M/78 190001 69,000 (Z/1)
Blanked Emblem
Rs.10 1995-11-15 C.B.Kumaratunga A.S.Jayawardena M/147 190001 120,000 Z/1
Rs.10 2001-12-12 K.N. Choksy A.S.Jayawardena M/267 190001 80,000 Z/1
Rs.10 2004-04-10 Sarath Amunugama A.S.Jayawardena M/347 190001 40,000 Z/1
Rs.10 2004-07-01 Sarath Amunugama Sunil Mendis M/387 190001 75,325 Z/1
Rs.10 2005-11-19 Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunil Mendis M/462 515001 90,000 Z/1
Rs.10 2006-07-03 Mahinda Rajapaksa Ajith Nivard Cabral M/552 515001 30,000 Z/1

 

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