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Started by Siberian Man, August 20, 2021, 11:55:04 AM

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Hello!
I would like to present my collection of coins of Pakistan.
Best regards.
Eugene.

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One pie 1956, bronze, weight - 1,25 g., size - 15,87 mm, mintage - 3390000 pcs. Engraver: P.W. Burende. Such coins were released at 1951-53 and 1955-57.

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One pice 1955, nickel-brass, weight - 2,3 g., size - 20,59 mm, mintage - 31280000 pcs. Such coins were released at 1953 and 1955-59.

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One paisa 1962, bronze, weight - 1,4 g., size - 16 mm, thickness - 1,2 mm, mintage - 149380000 pcs. Such coins were released at 1961-63. Demonetized at September 30 2014.


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Half anna 1951, copper-nickel, weight - 2,9 g., size - 19,8 mm, thickness - 1,35 mm, mintage - 75360000 pcs. Such coins were released at 1948, 1949 and 1951.

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Two annas 1948, copper-nickel, weight - 5,8 g., size - 25,4 mm, thickness - 1,55 mm, mintage unknown. Such coins were released at 1948-51.

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Quarter rupee 1951, nickel, weight - 2,75 g., size - 19 mm, thickness - 1,4 mm, mintage - 19120000 pcs. Such coins were released at 1948, 1949 and 1951.

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Most coins of independent Pakistan are easy to collect in nice to excellent grade. Even the commemoratives are not too difficult to find. Bronzes often suffer from finger printing, though.

Issues from 1948 to 1960 are denominated in the British Indian system 64 pice = 16 annas = 1 rupee. One anomaly is the crescent opening to the right on some coins. Another is the denomination of 1 pie (⅓ pice). From 1964, there were no longer legends in latin letters.

Inflation has taken a heavy toll on Pakistani coins.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.