The Indian government had announced a contest to create a symbol for the rupee. Cabinet selected the definitive symbol created by D Udaya Kumar on 15 July 2010 out of five symbols short listed.
The symbol is a taken from the Devanagari ‘र’. The parallel lines at the top (with white space between them) make an allusion to the tricolor Indian flag and also depict an equality sign which symbolizes the nation’s desire to reduce economic disparity.The Indian government will try to adopt the symbol within six months in the country and globally within 18 to 24 months. Prior to this, the most commonly used symbols for the rupee have been Rs., Re. or रू.
Here is the 10 Rupee Indian Coin