Pakistan Coinage: 1959, 1961-1968
under President: Mohammad Ayub Khan Tareen
 
Currency:  Rupee = 16 Anna = 64 Pice = 192 Pie
 
1959
 

KM#12 1 Pice. Year: 1959. Weight: 2.30g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 20.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Value written "ONE PICE" in English at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center splitting Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu. Value in Bengali "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) at the bottom and Date above it. Oat sprigs on both sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 41,620,000. Minted Years: 1953 and 1955-1959.

Note: 1 Pice 1959 bronze with 8-sided scallops and 1 Pice 1959 brass in smaller circular shape also exists as patterns.

KM#15 2 Anna. Year: 1959. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: CuNi. (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Flat: 22.30 mm, Corner: 25.40 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore.

Note: Rare coin, as probably most of them were not released for circulation and melted down.

Obverse: "۲" (2) written in the center, surrounded by Value in circular form clockwise, "TWO ANNAS" in English at the right side, "দুই আনা" (Du'i Ana) in Bengali at left side and "دو آنہ" (Du Anna) in Urdu at the top. Wreath at the top and bottom sections dividing Date at the left and right sides. One star in each corner (total four stars).

Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. One star in each corner (total four stars). Mintage: 8,008,000. Minted Years: 1953-1959.

The above coin was gifted by Muhammad Haroon Tareen Khan from Islamabad on 25th June 2010.

 
1960
 
No Coins issued this year.
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Pice
 
1961
 
In 1961, the Pakistan coinage went metric. Initially the word "PICE" was used but immediately the same year, it was realized that the actual word is "Paisa". Therefore a new pair of coins were introduced with the word "Paisa" on them.
 

KM#16 1 Pice. Year: 1961. Weight: 1.40g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 16.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Value written "ONE PICE" in English at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center splitting Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu. Value in Bengali "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) at the bottom and Date above it. Oat sprigs on both sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 74,910,000. Minted Years: One year type.

KM#18 5 Pice. Year: 1961. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Values written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) at the top and in English "FIVE PICE" at the right side clockwise. Sailboat with numeral "۵" (5) on sails. Date the bottom.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 27,050,000. Minted Years: One year type.

KM#20 10 Pice. Year: 1961. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center, surrounded by Values written in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) at the top and in English "TEN PICE" at the right side clockwise. Wreath at the top and bottom sections dividing Date at the left and right sides.

Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 22,230,000. Minted Years: One year type.

 
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Paisa
 
1961
 

KM#17 1 Paisa. Year: 1961. Weight: 1.40g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 16.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Value written "1 PAISA" in English at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center splitting Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu. Value in Bengali "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) at the bottom and Date above it. Oat sprigs on both sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 59,740,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#19 5 Paisa. Year: 1961. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Values written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) at the top and in English "5 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Sailboat with numeral "۵" (5) on sails. Date the bottom.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 22,940,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#21 10 Paisa. Year: 1961. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center, surrounded by Values written in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) at the top and in English "10 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Wreath at the top and bottom sections dividing Date at the left and right sides.

Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 20,660,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

 
1962
 

KM#17 1 Paisa. Year: 1962. Weight: 1.40g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 16.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Value written "1 PAISA" in English at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center splitting Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu. Value in Bengali "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) at the bottom and Date above it. Oat sprigs on both sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 149,380,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#19 5 Paisa. Year: 1962. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Values written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) at the top and in English "5 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Sailboat with numeral "۵" (5) on sails. Date the bottom.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 48,435,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#21 10 Paisa. Year: 1962. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center, surrounded by Values written in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) at the top and in English "10 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Wreath at the top and bottom sections dividing Date at the left and right sides.

Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 25,215,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

Note: 25 Paisa 1962 Nickel in circular shape with three languages (English, Urdu and Bengali) also exist as pattern.

 
1963
 
From 1963 to 1974, the value of coins were only written in Bengali and Urdu languages. English legends were completely removed.
 

KM#17 1 Paisa. Year: 1963. Weight: 1.40g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 16.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Value written "1 PAISA" in English at the top. Numeral "۱" (1) written in the center splitting Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu. Value in Bengali "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) at the bottom and Date above it. Oat sprigs on both sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 127,810,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#19 5 Paisa. Year: 1963. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Values written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) at the top and in English "5 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Sailboat with numeral "۵" (5) on sails. Date the bottom.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 45,385,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#21 10 Paisa. Year: 1963. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center, surrounded by Values written in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the left side clockwise, in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) at the top and in English "10 PAISA" at the right side clockwise. Wreath at the top and bottom sections dividing Date at the left and right sides.
Reverse: "GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN" written at the top section. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra. Mintage: 23,985,000. Minted Years: 1961-1963.

KM#22 25 Paisa. Year: 1963. Weight: 2.90g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "25" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 16,904,346. Minted Years: 1963-1967.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1963. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "৫০ পয়সা" (50 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "50" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 8,110,524. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.
 
1964
 

KM#24 1 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 39,890,000. Minted Years: 1964-1967.

KM#25 2 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 2.25g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18.00 x 17.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 67,660,000. Minted Years: 1964-1966 (normal issue) + 1968-1969 (mint sport).

Note: It seems that "দুই" (Dui = Two) to be written on this coin might be unreadable, therefore  Bengali numeral "2" is used.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the top. Sailboat with numeral "5" on sails in the center. Value in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) in the center divided by sailboat. One star at the bottom. Mintage: 64,935,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#27 10 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center with Values in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) written at the top and in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the bottom; surrounded in circular form by tea leaves wreath. Mintage: 52,580,000. Minted Years: 1964-1968.

KM#22 25 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 2.90g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "25" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 7,983,654. Minted Years: 1963-1967.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1964. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: Value written in Bengali "৫০ পয়সা" (50 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "50" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 4,589,476. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.

 
1965
 

KM#24 1 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 69,660,000. Minted Years: 1964-1967.

KM#24a 1 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 61,520,000. Minted Years: 1965-1968.

KM#25 2 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 2.25g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18.00 x 17.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 27,880,000. Minted Years: 1964-1966 (normal issue) + 1968-1969 (mint sport).

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the top. Sailboat with numeral "5" on sails in the center. Value in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) in the center divided by sailboat. One star at the bottom. Mintage: 72,565,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#27 10 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center with Values in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) written at the top and in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the bottom; surrounded in circular form by tea leaves wreath. Mintage: 43,835,000. Minted Years: 1964-1968.

KM#22 25 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 2.90g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "25" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 9,064,000. Minted Years: 1963-1967.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1965. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: Value written in Bengali "৫০ পয়সা" (50 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "50" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 4,228,000. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.

 
1966
 

KM#24 1 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 1.43g [1.50g]. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: 1964-1967.

Note: Not listed in Krause publication and elsewhere. The above coin was gifted by Shabbir Shakir from Karachi on 30th Dec 2013.

KM#24a 1 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 179,370,000. Minted Years: 1965-1968.

KM#25 2 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 2.25g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18.00 x 17.50 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 50,590,000. Minted Years: 1964-1966 (normal issue) + 1968-1969 (mint sport).

KM#28 2 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 11,940,000. Minted Years: 1966-1968.

3 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 2.50g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: Waved, 8 Scallops; 19.00 x 17.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "۳" (3) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the top. Numeral "3" written in the center Value "৩ পয়সা" (3 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Tea sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: One year type (Pattern issue - Not released for circulation).

Note: 3 Paisa dated 196x (last digit missing) Bronze in circular shape most likely of diameter 18.00 mm with same design also exist as pattern.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the top. Sailboat with numeral "5" on sails in the center. Value in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) in the center divided by sailboat. One star at the bottom. Mintage: 32,905,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#27 10 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center with Values in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) written at the top and in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the bottom; surrounded in circular form by tea leaves wreath. Mintage: 7,705,000. Minted Years: 1964-1968.

KM#22 25 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 2.90g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "25" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 6,656,000. Minted Years: 1963-1967.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1966. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: Value written in Bengali "৫০ পয়সা" (50 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "50" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 4,760,000. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.

 
1967
 

KM#24 1 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Bronze (Cu=97% + Zn=2.5% + Sn=0.5%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: 1964-1967.

Note: Not listed. Probably a pattern issue. The above coin was gifted by Muhammad Ukasha from Lahore on 27th April 2010.

KM#24a 1 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 1.50g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N.A. (probably mostly melted as hard to find). Minted Years: 1965-1968.

Note: The above coin is not listed date in Krause publication. This coin is however listed in "Bank Notes & Coins Catalogue of Pakistan (1948-2003)" by Rafiq Kasbati and Yahya J. Qureshi's book.

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 0.60g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 170,070,000. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#28 2 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 73,970,000. Minted Years: 1966-1968.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.00 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the top. Sailboat with numeral "5" on sails in the center. Value in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) in the center divided by sailboat. One star at the bottom. Mintage: 24,470,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#27 10 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.00 x 21.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center with Values in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) written at the top and in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the bottom; surrounded in circular form by tea leaves wreath. Mintage: 16,430,000. Minted Years: 1964-1968.

KM#22 25 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 2.90g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 19.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "25" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 3,744,000. Minted Years: 1963-1967.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1967. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 20.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center dividing Value in Urdu "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa). Numerals "25" written at the bottom. Mintage: 5,500,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

 
1968
 

KM#24a 1 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 1.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1965-1968.

Note: Not listed date in Krause publication. Perhaps a pattern or mint sport.

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 0.60g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 17.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "ایک پیسہ" (Ek paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "1" written in the center Value "এক পয়সা" (Aek Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Oat sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 161,780,000. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#28 2 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: 18.00 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 56,570,000. Minted Years: 1966-1968.

KM#25a 2 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 0.75g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 18.00 x 17.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value "دو پیسہ" (Du paisa) in Urdu written at the top. Numeral "2" written in the center Value "২ পয়সা" (2 Payasa) written in Bengali at the bottom. Cotton sprigs on both sides. Mintage: 68,340,000. Minted Years: 1968-1972.

Note: In Feb 2018, bronze coin with 12 scallops were seen dated 1968 and 1969.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Ni=1%). Diameter: 21.0 x 18.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "পাঁচ পয়সা" (Paanch Payasa) at the top. Sailboat with numeral "5" on sails in the center. Value in Urdu "پانچ پیسہ" (Pannch Paisa) in the center divided by sailboat. One star at the bottom. Mintage: 34,650,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#27 10 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 4.75g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 23.0 x 21.60 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Numeral "۱۰" (10) written in the center with Values in Urdu "دس پیسہ" (Das Paisa) written at the top and in Bengali "দশ পয়সা" (Dosh Payasa) at the bottom; surrounded in circular form by tea leaves wreath. Mintage: 17,125,000. Minted Years: 1964-1968.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 20.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.
Reverse: Value written in Bengali "২৫ পয়সা" (25 Payasa) at the top. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center dividing Value in Urdu "۲۵" (25) and "پیسہ" (Paisa). Numerals "25" written at the bottom. Mintage: 5,500,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

KM#23 50 Paisa. Year: 1968. Weight: 5.80g. Metal: Nickel (Ni=100%). Diameter: 24.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: "পাকিস্তান" (Pakistan) written in Bengali at the left side clockwise and "সরকার" (Sarkar) written in Bengali at the right side clockwise. Crescent and star facing left above "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) tughra in the center. Date at the bottom.

Reverse: Value written in Bengali "৫০ পয়সা" (50 Payasa) at the top. Numeral "50" in the center. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch on both side. Value "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa) written in Urdu at the bottom. Mintage: 2,252,000. Minted Years: 1963-1966 and 1968-1969.

 
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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