LANKA - Ten Cents
A definitive decimal currency Ten cent Nickel-Brass coin.
Obverse : The Armorial Ensign of Ceylon.
Reverse : The large numeral 10 with the value TEN CENTS in Sinhala, Tamil and English below and year of issue at the bottom within a circle of the traditional Sinhala Liyavela art with Lanka in Sinhala on top.
In 1971 a selection process for a cheaper alloy, patterns were struck in Nickel-Brass clad steel, steel and Aluminium with word TRIAL in raised letters on Obverse.
The Proof coin was scaned at 300dpi and the images are displayed at 250dpi.