Friday, May 20, 2011

Pakistan 20 rupees 2011 - 60 years Pakistan and China Friendship

New circulating commemorative:

"60 years of Pakistan and China Friendship"

The obverse or the front side of the coin has the crescent and a five-point star in the centre. The edge of the coin is marked by 60 beads while Islami Jamhooria Pakistan inscribed in Urdu can be read over the star.

The year 2011 is written under the crescent. The denomination 20, both in Urdu and English, flank the crescent.

The other side of the coin has the number 60 in bold font over which 2011 YEAR OF PAK CHINA FRIENDSHIP is written. A firm handshake can be seen under the number 60. The span of six decades signifying the long-lasting bond is referred to as '1951-2011' at the bottom.

Here is a better image, from eBay seller fdc4all:

Material: CuNi
Weight: 9.50 g
Diameter: 30.00 mm
Mintage: 100,000

(information by Aidan Work, Yahya Qureshi, Pabitra Saha and Michael Reissner)

LINK: State Bank of Pakistan
LINK: Associated Press Of Pakistan

1 comment:

  1. It is nice to read PAK as the country name on the coin. I should get the coin.