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: 21.00 x 18.6 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: 1994. 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: N.A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1994. 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: 48,796,000. 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: 21.00 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: 21,356,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

 
1995
 

KM#52 5 paisa. Year: 1995.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: 1995. Weight: 1.25g. Metal: Aluminum (Al=100%). Shape: Waved 12 scallops. Size: 22.00 x 20.80 mm. Edge: Plain. Alignment: Medal. 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. 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: 18.00 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: 38,964,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1995. 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: 35,968,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

Same as above but slight off flan as shown.

Weight: 4.05g.

KM# Pn4  1 Rupee. Year: 1995. Weight: 6.00g. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). 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. Years "1945" written at the left side and "1995" written at the right side. Wheat wreath at the bottom.
Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN logo in the center. Value "۱" (1) and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written below UN 50 years logo. Subject: 50th anniversary of United Nations. Mintage: 10 (estimated). 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: 26.03g. Metal: Silver (Ag=92.5%). Diameter: 36.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. Alignment: Rotated. Mint: unknown Chinese firm. Obverse: "حکومتِ پاکستان" (Hukumat-e-Pakistan) [Government of Pakistan] written at the top. Crescent and star facing left in the center. Value "5" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1995" written at the bottom above wheat wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN 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 clumsy Urdu script.

5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 24.72g. Metal: Silver (Ag=92.5%). Diameter: 35.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. 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. Value "5" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1995" written at the bottom above wheat wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN 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: 35.75 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. 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. Value "5" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1995" written at the bottom above wheat wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN 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: 35.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. 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. Value "5" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1995" written at the bottom above wheat wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN 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: 20.02g [20.00g]. Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 35.50 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. 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. Value "5" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1995" written at the bottom above wheat wreath. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN 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.

Same as above coin KM#59, 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 19.78g [20.00g]. Diameter: 35.25 mm. Mintage: [including above].

Obverse Die Variety2: Small Star, short '95' in year.

Same as above coin KM#59, 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 18.36g [20.00g]. Diameter: 35.50 mm. Mintage: [including above].

Obverse Die Variety3: Big Star, short '5' in year.

Same as above coin KM#59, 5 Rupees. Year: 1995. Weight: 20.21g [20.00g]. Diameter: 35.00 mm. Mintage: [including above].

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: 35.20 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. Years "1945" written at the left side and "1995" written at the right side. Wheat wreath at the bottom. Reverse: 50th Anniversary of UN with logo. Value "پچاس روپیہ" (Fifty Rupee) written in Urdu at bottom right side below UN 50 years 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: 21.00 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. Scarce coin.

KM#53 10 paisa. Year: 1996. 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: N.A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#58 25 paisa. Year: 1996. 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: N.A. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

KM#54 50 paisa. Year: 1996. 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: 72,000. Minted Years: 1981-1996.

 
1997
 

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 32.70g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 45.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: N.A. 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. Value "50" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1997" written at the bottom above wheat wreath.

Reverse: "پچاس سالہ جشن آزادی پاکستان" (Fifty years celebration of Independence Pakistan) written in Urdu at the top. Minar-e-Pakistan in the center. Dates "1947-1997" written at the bottom. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 50th anniversary of Pakistan Independence (14th August 1947 - 14th August 1997). Pattern (specimen) coin.

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 31.90g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 45.00 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: N.A. 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. Value "50" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1997" written at the bottom above wheat wreath.

Reverse: "پچاس سالہ جشن آزادی پاکستان" (Fifty years celebration of Independence Pakistan) written in Urdu at the top. Waving Pakistan flag in the center. Dates "1947-1997" written at the bottom. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 50th anniversary of Pakistan Independence (14th August 1947 - 14th August 1997). Pattern (specimen) coin.

50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 20.14g (20.00g). Metal: Bronze (Copper=97% + Zinc=2.5 % and Tin=0.5%). Diameter: 35.25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serrations: 200. 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. Value "50" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1997" written at the bottom above wheat wreath.

Reverse: "پچاس سالہ جشن آزادی پاکستان" (Fifty years celebration of Independence Pakistan) written in Urdu at the top. Waving Pakistan flag in the center. Dates "1947-1997" written at the bottom. Mintage: N.A. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 50th anniversary of Pakistan Independence (14th August 1947 - 14th August 1997). Pattern (specimen) coin.

KM#60 50 Rupees. Year: 1997. Weight: 18.53g [20.00g]. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Cu=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 35.25 mm. Edge: Reeded. Serration: 200. 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. Value "50" written at the right side and "روپیہ" (Rupee) written at the left side. Date "1997" written at the bottom above wheat wreath.

Reverse: "پچاس سالہ جشن آزادی پاکستان" (Fifty years celebration of Independence Pakistan) written in Urdu at the top. Waving Pakistan flag in the center. Dates "1947-1997" written at the bottom.

Mintage: 500,000. Minted Years: One year type. Subject: 50th anniversary of Pakistan Independence (14th August 1947 - 14th August 1997). 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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