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
|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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|
|Finance Minister||CBSL Governor||First Serial #||Mintage
|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|