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Pakistani currency

  1. 1. Pakistani currency By Riffat Agha Source : Wikipedia , Google + e-blogs
  2. 2. Basic information about Pakistani currency <ul><li>The name of Pakistani currency is </li></ul><ul><li>Rupee  ( Urdu :  روپیہ   ) </li></ul><ul><li>( sign :  Rs ;  code :  PKR ) </li></ul><ul><li>The issuance of the currency is controlled by the  State Bank of Pakistan , the central bank of the country </li></ul><ul><li>The most commonly used symbol for the rupee is ‘ Rs’ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Meaning of rupee <ul><li>The origin of the word &quot;rupee&quot; is founded in the  Sanskrit  language; word rūp or rūpā, means &quot; silver &quot; in many  Indo-Aryan languages . </li></ul><ul><li>The Sanskrit word rūpyakam ( रूप्यक ) means coin of silver . The derivative word </li></ul><ul><li>Rūpaya was used to denote the coin introduced by  Sher Shah Suri  during his reign from 1540 to 1545  CE . </li></ul>
  4. 4. History of rupee <ul><li>The Pakistani rupee came into circulation when became got rid of  British Rule  in 1947. </li></ul><ul><li>For the first few months of independence, Pakistan used Indian coins and notes with &quot;Pakistan&quot; stamped on them.  </li></ul><ul><li>New coins and banknotes were issued in 1948. Similar like the  Indian rupee , it was originally divided into 16  annas  ( آن ), each of 4 pice ( پيس ) or 12 pie ( پاى ). </li></ul><ul><li>The Re. 1 and Rs. 2 notes were produced in Great Britain by Bradbury Wilkinson and Company. </li></ul><ul><li>The first issue of Rs. 5, 10 and 100-rupee notes was produced by Thomas De La Rue and Company in Great Britain, </li></ul>
  5. 5. Old notes
  6. 6. Old notes
  7. 7. coins <ul><li>coins were introduced in 1948 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Coins 1948-1957 <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>From 1947 to 1961 following conversion is used 3 Pies = 1 Pice (1 pie coins were added in 1951) . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  4 Pice = 1 Anna 16 Anna = 1 Rupee (one rupee having 64 paisas . ) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>After 1960,one Pakistani rupee had 100 paisa </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>One Pice (1948-1952) 1/2 Anna (1948-1952) 1 Anna (1948-1952) 2 Annas (1948-1951) 1/4 Rupee (1948-1951) 1/2 Rupee (1948-1951) 1 Rupee (1948-1951) 1 Pie (1951-1957)
  9. 9. Coins,1953-1961 1/2 Anna (1953-1958) 1 Anna (1953-1958) 2 Annas (1953-1958 1 Pice (1953-1959) 1 Pice (1961) 5 Pice (1961) 10 Pice (1961)
  10. 10. Coins,1963 -2007
  11. 11. coins <ul><li>In 1963, 10 and 25 paise coins were introduced, followed by 2 paise to the next year. </li></ul><ul><li>1 rupee coins were reintroduced in 1979, followed by 2 rupees in 1998 and 5 rupees in 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>2 paise coins were last minted in 1976, with 1 paisa coins ceasing production in 1979.  </li></ul><ul><li>The 5, 10, 25 and 50 paise all ceased production in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>The one and two rupee coins were changed to aluminium in 2007  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Currently Circulating Coins Crescent and Star Crescent and Star Copper – and nickel 2002 - Present Rs. 5 Badshahi Masjid, Lahore Crescent and Star Brass and Aluminium 1998 - Present Rs. 2 Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Mausoleum,Sehwan Shareef Quaid e azam Bronze  and Aluminums 1998 present Rs. 1 Back Illustration Front Illustration Composition Year in Use Value Depiction (Back) Depiction (Front)
  13. 13. Banknote <ul><li>In 1947, provisional Govt. issued of banknotes which were raised consisting of Government of India and Reserve Bank of India notes for 1, 2, 5, 10 and 100 rupees overprinted with the text &quot;Government of Pakistan&quot; in English and Urdu </li></ul><ul><li>Regular government issued commenced (started) in 1948 in denominations (value) of 1, 5, 10 and 100 rupees </li></ul><ul><li>50 rupees notes were added in 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>  2 rupees notes reintroduced in 1985. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1986, 500 rupees notes were introduced. </li></ul><ul><li>Next year 1000 rupee notes were introduced. </li></ul><ul><li>2 and 5 rupees notes were replaced by coins in 1998 and 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>20 rupee notes were added in 2005, followed by 5000 rupees in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>20 rupee notes were added in 2005, followed by 5000 rupees in 2006. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rupee 1950-2006
  15. 15. Text ,portrait and marks on note <ul><li>  The only Urdu text found on the reverse is the Urdu translation of the Prophetic Hadith, &quot;Seeking honest livelihood is worship of God.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>All banknotes other than the 1 and 2 rupees feature a portrait of   Muhammad Ali Jinnah  on the obverse along with writing in  Urdu .  </li></ul><ul><li>All banknotes feature a watermark for security purposes. On the larger denomination notes, the watermark is a picture of Jinnah, while on smaller notes, it is a crescent and star. Different types of security threads are also present in each banknote. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Banknotes before the 2005 Series  Badshai Masjad in Lahore Purple 109 × 66 mm Rs.2 Khojak tunnel in Balochastan Burgundy 127 × 73 mm Rs.5 Tomb of Jahangir  in Lahore Blue 175 × 73 mm Rs.1000 The  State Bank of Pakistan  in Islamabad Green, tan, red, and orange 175 × 73 mm Rs.500 No longer printed - Still in Circulation Islamia College in Peshawar Red and Orange 165 × 73 mm Rs. 100 Alamgiri Gate  of the  Lahore Fort  in Lahore Purple and red 154 × 73 mm Rs .50 Mohanjodaro in larkana district Green 141 × 73 mm Rs 10 No longer in Circulation Tomb of Muhammad Iqbal  in Lahore Brown 95 × 66 mm Rs. 1 Status Description - Reverse Main Color Dimensions Value
  17. 17. After 2005 Series   March 22 ,2008 Mohenjo-daro  in Larkana District Muhammad ali jinha Orange gren 123 × 65 mm Rs 20 May 27 2006 Bab ul Khyber which is the entrance to the Khyber Pass ,  Khyber Agency ,  FATA Muhammad ali jinha green 115 × 65 mm Rs 10. July ,08 2008 Gwadar port , which is a mega project in Balochistan (Pakistan) Muhammad ali jinha Greenish grey 115 x 65 mm Rs 5 Date of issue Reverse Obverse Main Colour Dimensions Value Image Reverse Image Obverse
  18. 18. After 2005 Series   Febuary 26,02007 Islamia College in Peshawar Muhammad ali jinha Dark blue 155 × 65 mm Rs 1000 Febuary ,26,2007 Badshahi Masjid  in Lahore Muhammad ali jinha Rich deep green 147 × 65 mm RS 500 November 11, 2006 Quaid-e-Azam Residency  in  Ziarat Muhammad ali jinha Red 139 × 65 m Rs 100 July 08,2008 K2 , second highest mountain of the world innorthern areasof  Pakistan Muhammad ali jinha purple 131 x 65 m.m. Rs 50
  19. 19. 2005 Series   may 27, 2006 Faisal Mosque  in Islamabad Muhammad ali jinha mustard 163 × 65 mm RS 5000 Date of issue Reverse Obverse Main Colour Dimensions Value Image Reverse Image Obverse
  20. 20. Hajj banknotes of Pakistan
  21. 21. Hajj banknotes of Pakistan
  22. 22. Special banknote on 50th Independent celebrations of Pakistan

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