Pakistan Coinage: 1969-1971
under President: Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan Qizilbash
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Paisa
 
1969
 

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 0.60g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 17 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#25a 2 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18 x 17.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within sprigs. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1968-1972.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Sailboat with value on sails. Mintage: 5,690,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#31 10 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1969-1974.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.

KM#32 50 Paisa. Year: 1969. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: 9,240,000 (inc. 1970). Minted Years: 1969-1972 and 1974.

This coin is often unlisted in Krause publications. Secondly this coin is usually found slightly off-flan (off-center) from both sides.

 
1970
 

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 0.60g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 17 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 204,606,000. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#25a 2 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18 x 17.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within sprigs. Mintage: 24,401,000. Minted Years: 1968-1972.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Sailboat with value on sails. Mintage: 24,655,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#31 10 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within wreath. Mintage: 30,250,000. Minted Years: 1969-1974.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: 30,392,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

KM#32 50 Paisa. Year: 1970. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: 9,240,000 (inc. 1969). Minted Years: 1969-1972 and 1974.
 
1971
 

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 0.60g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 17 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 191,880,000. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#25a 2 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18 x 17.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within sprigs. Mintage: 10,140,000. Minted Years: 1968-1972.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Sailboat with value on sails. Mintage: 23,860,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.
Note: The above coin 5 paisa 1971 is also found in Aluminum and it is considered as mint sport. 

KM#31 10 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Value within wreath. Mintage: 26,270,000. Minted Years: 1969-1974.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 20 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: 12,664,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

KM#32 50 Paisa. Year: 1971. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 22 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan (in Bengali and in Urdu Tughra) with Crescent on Left. Reverse Legends: Value written in Bengali and Urdu. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center. Mintage: 4,670,000. Minted Years: 1969-1972 and 1974.
 
Early coins used:

Early coins of small dynasties and Princely states joining Pakistan:

  • 550 - 350 BC: Taxila (Taksasila) [05 bars]
  • 170 BC - 375 CE: Eucratid Bactria and Kushanid Empire of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa [04 coins]
  • 0 - 100 CE: Prata Rajas and Barbaric Sassanide coins of Balochistan [02 coins]
  • c. 400 - 530 The Hephthalites at Punjab [01 coin]
  • c. 600 - 1845: Habbarid, Qarlukhid, Samma, Arghun Tarkhans and Talpur Dynasties of Sindh [13 coins]
  • 1719 - 1755: Gakhar and later Khanpur (Jagir) [02 coins]
  • 1865 - 1893: Kalat [01 coin]
  • 1865 - 1940: Bahawalpur [06 coins]

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