Pakistan Coinage: 1994-1997
under President: Sardar Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Paisa
 
1994
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1994.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: 1994. 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: 1994. 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.

Off-flan, larger in size, plain with small traces of reeded edge than the above normal coin.

Another type of Off-flan, larger in size, plain with small traces of reeded edge coin.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1994. 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.
 
1995
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1995.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: 1995. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22 x 20.8 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Date above wreath. Reverse: Value within square, surrounded by designed wreath. Mint: Lahore. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1995. 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: 1995. 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# Pn4  1 Rupee. Year: 1995. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Dates on both sides above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Value below UN logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type.

Note: Not released for circulation, but were sold in presentation of green leaflet by Pakistan Mint to coin collectors.

5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 26.00g. Metal: Silver (Ag=92.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Rotated. Mint: unknown Chinese firm. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Obverse Variety: Big Star.

Note: These were firstly seen with Chinese coin sellers in 2007. If compared with the rest of Pakistan coins, this coin has a different type of clumsy Urdu script.

5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 24.65g. Metal: Silver (Ag=92.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Obverse Variety: Big Star. This is a pattern issue with rotated reverse side.

Note: The resource from which this coin was purchased, informed that these coins are officially been sold by Pakistan Mint for presentational purpose.

5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.23g (20.00g). Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Obverse Variety: Small Star, dot between Star and Crescent. This is a pattern issue.

5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 19.77g (20.00g). Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Obverse Variety: Big Star. This is a pattern issue with slightly rotated reverse side.

KM#59 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Issued Date: January 29, 1996. Obverse Die Variety1: Small Star, second '9' is short and elongated '5' in year.

KM#59 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: including above. Minted Years: One year type. Issued Date: January 29, 1996. Obverse Die Variety2: Small Star, short '95' in year.

KM#59 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: including above. Minted Years: One year type. Issued Date: January 29, 1996. Obverse Die Variety3: Big Star, short '5' in year.

KM#59 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: including above. Minted Years: One year type. Issued Date: January 29, 1996. Obverse Die Variety4: Big Star, all digits in the year are of the same size.

50 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 26.45g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Dates on both sides above wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Value below UN logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. This is a pattern issue.
 
1996
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1996.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. Scarce coin.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1996. 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: 1996. 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: 1996. 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.
 
1997
 

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 32.70g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 47.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: N/A. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th anniversary of Pakistan's Independence with Minar-e-Pakistan. 1947-1997 written below. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Pattern (specimen) coin.

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 31.90g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 47.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: N/A. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th anniversary of Pakistan's Independence with Pakistan Flag facing left. 1947-1997 written below. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Pattern (specimen) coin.

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 20.14g (20.00g). Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th anniversary of Pakistan's Independence with Pakistan Flag facing left. 1947-1997 written below. Mintage: N/A. Minted Years: One year type. Pattern (specimen) coin.

KM#60 50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 20.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 39 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serration: 200. Alignment: Medal. Mint: Lahore. Obverse: Government of Pakistan, Crescent and star facing left. Value separately by Crescent and Star. Date above wreath. Reverse: 50th anniversary of Pakistan's Independence with Pakistan Flag facing left. 1947-1997 written below. Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Issued Date: March 22, 1997.
 
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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