Thursday, January 1, 2009

Pakistan 10 rupee 2008 - Benazir Bhutto

New circulating commemorative:

This is probably the first coin issued by an Islamic country bearing a woman's image as independent effigy.



(image taken from eBay)
(information by Pabitra Saha)

LINK: State Bank of Pakistan

SPECIFICATIONS
Material: CuNi
Weight: 8.25 g
Diameter: 27.50 mm
Mintage: 300,000


1 comment:

  1. Tunisian 1 Dinar and 1/2 Dinar coins have an effigy of a woman, and 50 piastre from Egypt has Nefertiti as effigy.

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