Pakistan Coinage: 1972-1973
under President: ZulfikarAli Bhutto
 
Currency:  Rupee = 100 Paisa
 
1972
 

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1972. 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: 71,560,000 (included with 1973). Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#25a 2 Paisa. Year: 1972. 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: 4,040,000. Minted Years: 1968-1972.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1972. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Sn=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: 29,065,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#31 10 Paisa. Year: 1972. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 22.00 x 20.80 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: 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: 13,030,000. Minted Years: 1969-1974.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1972. 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: 5,444,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

KM#32 50 Paisa. Year: 1972. Weight: 5.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: 22.00 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. Jasminum officinale (Common Jasmine or Poet's Jasmine) branch in center dividing Value in Urdu "۵۰" (50) and "پیسہ" (Paisa). Numerals "50" written at the bottom. Mintage: 4,904,000. Minted Years: 1969-1972 and 1974.

Same as above coin, but rotated as shown.

Weight: 4.93g.

 
1973
 

KM#29 1 Paisa. Year: 1973. 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: 36,960,000. Minted Years: 1967-1973.

KM#26 5 Paisa. Year: 1973. Weight: 2.75g. Metal: Nickel-Brass (Cu=79% + Zn=20% + Sn=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: 11,280,000. Minted Years: 1964-1974.

KM#31 10 Paisa. Year: 1973. Weight: 4.00g. Metal: Copper-Nickel (Copper=75% + Ni=25%). Diameter: Waved 12 Scallops; Size: 22.00 x 20.80 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: 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: 11,815,000. Minted Years: 1969-1974.

KM#30 25 Paisa. Year: 1973. 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: 5,380,000. Minted Years: 1967-1974.

 
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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