Thursday, October 15, 2015

Pakistan 5 rupees 2015 - New type

New circulation type:

After some years (latest date is 2006), Pakistan has released the 5 rupees coin again.
This time it is smaller, lighter and with different composition than previous type KM#65 (which was CuNi and 6.50 g):

(news and image by Aidan Work, Pabitra Saha and Shamik Biswas)

Composition: 79%Cu-20%Zn-1%Ni
Weight: 3.00 g
Issue date: october 15th

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