Pakistan Coinage: 1989-1993
under President: Ghulam Ishaq Khan
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Paisa
 
1989  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1989.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Minar-e-Pakistan imposed on Crescent and star facing left in the center. Decoration design on left and right sides. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "5" in the center surrounded by sugarcane plant on both sides. One star on each left and right sides. "پیسہ" (paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 45,530,000 Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "10" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center square box. Design outside on all four sides of the square. Mintage: 41,820,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "25" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: 73,216,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "پیسہ" imposed on "50" in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 31,452,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Same as above coin, but rotated as shown.

Weight: 4.05g.

 
   
 
1990  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1990.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "5" in the center surrounded by sugarcane plant on both sides. One star on each left and right sides. "پیسہ" (paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 38,320,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "10" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center square box. Design outside on all four sides of the square. Mintage: 41,660,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "25" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: 70,436,000 Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Note: The above coin 25 paisa 1990 is also found in Aluminum as pattern issue. 

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "پیسہ" imposed on "50" in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 32,952,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#57.2 1 Rupee. Year: 1990. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "1" with "روپیہ" (Rupee) written below it in the center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 9,344,000. Minted Years: 1981-1988 and 1990-1992.

Same as above coin, but rotated as shown.

Weight: 6.02g.

 
1991  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1991.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "5" in the center surrounded by sugarcane plant on both sides. One star on each left and right sides. "پیسہ" (paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 22,780,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "10" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center square box. Design outside on all four sides of the square. Mintage: 28,205,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "25" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: 56,264,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "پیسہ" imposed on "50" in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 30,376,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#57.2 1 Rupee. Year: 1991. Weight: 6.05g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "1" with "روپیہ" (Rupee) written below it in the center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 1,394,000. Minted Years: 1981-1988 and 1990-1992.

Note: Perhaps not released in circulation.

1 Rupee. Year: 1991. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Copper; Nickel-Brass plated. Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.

Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N.A.

Note: It is a pattern issue, produced in Copper; Nickel-Brass plated. There is another version of this coin in the same material but without date.

 
1992  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1992.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "5" in the center surrounded by sugarcane plant on both sides. One star on each left and right sides. "پیسہ" (paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 15,025,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Note: Thicker date than the above coin.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1992. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "10" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center square box. Design outside on all four sides of the square. Mintage: 11,600,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Note: Thicker date than the above coin.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1992. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "25" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: 60,372,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1992. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "پیسہ" imposed on "50" in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 36,812,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#57.2 1 Rupee. Year: 1992. Weight: 6.12g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 25.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.

Reverse: Numeral "1" with "روپیہ" (Rupee) written below it in the center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: 1981-1988 and 1990-1992.

Note: Not released for circulation.

 
1993  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1993.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "5" in the center surrounded by sugarcane plant on both sides. One star on each left and right sides. "پیسہ" (paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1993. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "10" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center square box. Design outside on all four sides of the square. Mintage: 6,380,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1993. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "25" and "پیسہ" (paisa) written below it in the center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: 57,344,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Same as the above coin, but having more thicker date.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1993. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Date above wheat wreath at the bottom.

Reverse: Value "پیسہ" imposed on "50" in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: 37,079,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

 
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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