1987 - Sri Lanka - 10 Rupee
International Year of Shelter for the Homeless
Frosted Proof.

A commemorative ten rupee cupro-nickel frosted Proof coin which was distributed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on 1987 April 9th for the "International Year of Shelter for the Homeless" by the United Nations.

DenominationRupees 10/-
Diameter25.0/30.0 mm
Thickness2.5 mm
Weight11.70 gms
Shapesquare with rounded corners.
EdgeGrained with plain corners
Frosted Proof200
1987_IYSH_Rs10_fp_obverse 1981_IYSH_Rs10_fp_reverse
KM# 149

Obverse : The IYSH logo in the centre and I Y S H in Sinhala above the logo. and in Tamil and English on either side. The year 1987 appears below the logo.
Reverse : Large numaral 10 appears with the value in Sinhala Tamil superimposed on the figure and TEN RUPEES in English below. The words SRI LANKA in Sinhala appear above with Tamil and English on either side.
The edge of the square coin has milled straits with plain rounded corners.

The Frosted Proof coin was Not Issued to Public(NIP), but is on display at the Central Bank Currency Museum at Rajagiriya. See also circulation coin

The coin image from the CBSL website had been photographed at 150 dpi has been digitally enhanced, and displayed at 250 dpi.