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 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within sugar cane plants, flanked by two stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1989. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.
 
   
 
1990  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1990.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within sugar cane plants, flanked by two stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1990. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#57.2 1 Rupee. Year: 1990. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse Legends: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1988 and 1990.
 
1991  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1991.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within sugar cane plants, flanked by two stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1991. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

1 Rupee. Year: 1991. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Copper; Nickel-Brass plated. Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse Legends: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A.

Note: The above coin is mentioned under KM#57.2 as Copper-Nickel in Krause publication new editions mistakenly. 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 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within sugar cane plants, flanked by two stars. Mintage: N/A. 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 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mintage: N/A. 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 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1992. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 21 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

1 Rupee. Year: 1992. Weight: 6.12g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse Legends: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A.

Note: This coin has the same size and material as KM#57.2 but was not released for circulation. Might be a pattern issue.

 
1993  
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1993.Weight: 1.00g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Size: 21 x 18.6 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within sugar cane plants, flanked by two stars. 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 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1993. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 18 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in center, surrounded by circular designed wreath containing 16 stars. Mintage: N/A. 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 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value in dotted circle, surrounded by circular Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) wreath. Mintage: N/A. 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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