Commemorative coins of Pakistan

Commemorative coins are coins that were issued to commemorate some particular event or issue or issued on special occasions to commemorate occasions or services of national heroes or dignitaries who have rendered special services of great significance in the annals of National history.Many coins of this category serve as collectors items only, although some countries are also issuing commemorative coins for regular circulation. Commemorative coins are not part of circulation and are kept as a separate balance. On the advise of Government of Pakistan, the State Bank of Pakistan has issued the following commemorative coins on various occasions / events.

#CoinIssue dateOccasionCompositionShape and weightMintage
1- (a) 50 PAISA COIN December 22, 1976 Quaid-e-Azam Birth Anniversary Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with 130 serrations, diameter of 24 mm and 5.83 grams (1/40th in weight) 56,00,000
1- (b) 100 RUPEES COIN February 22, 1977 Quaid-e-Azam Birth Anniversary Silver: 925/1000 The coin shall be round with 180 serrations, minimum diameter of 36 mm and 20.44 grams (1/40th in weight) 1,500 and 2,800 proofs. (24 grams (0.85 oz))
1- (c) 500 RUPEES COIN February 22, 1977 Quaid-e-Azam Birth Anniversary Gold: 916.66/1000 The coin shall be round with 95 serrations, minimum diameter of 19 mm and 4.50 grams (1/40th in weight) 500 and 500 proofs. (4.5 grams (0.16 oz))
2- (a) 1 RUPEE COIN February 22, 1977 Islamic Summit Minar Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with a diameter of 27.5 mm and 7.5 grams (1/40th in weight). 50,74,000
2- (b) 100 RUPEES COIN February 22, 1977 Islamic Summit Minar Silver: 925/1000 The coin shall be round with a diameter of 36 mm and 20.44 grams (1/40th in weight) 1,500 and 2,500 proofs. (24 grams (0.85 oz))
2- (c) 1000 RUPEES COIN February 22, 1977 Islamic Summit Minar Gold: 916.66/1000 The coin shall be round with a diameter of 25 mm and 9.00 grams (1/40th in weight) 400 and 400 proofs. (9 grams (0.32 oz))
3- (a) 100 RUPEES COIN May 9, 1977 Wild Life Conservation Day Silver: Silver 92.5% Copper and/or Cadmium 7.5% The coin shall be round with 181 serrations, diameter of 38.61 mm and 28.280 grams (+ 0.600 based upon the average of a sample of 50 coins - 0.000) 5,120 and 5,837 proofs. (28.28 grams (0.998 oz))
3- (b) 150 RUPEES COIN May 9, 1977 Wild Life Conservation Day Silver: Silver 92.5% Copper and/or Cadmium 7.5% The coin shall be round with 198 serrations, diameter of 42 mm and 35.000 grams (+ 0.712 based upon the average of a sample of 50 coins - 0.000) 5,119 and 5,637 proofs. (35 grams (1.2 oz))
3- (c) 3000 RUPEES COIN May 9, 1977 Wild Life Conservation Day Gold: Gold 90% ; Silver 10% The coin shall be round with 160 serrations, diameter of 34 mm and 33.437 grams (+ 0.420 based upon the average of a sample of 33 coins - 0.000) 902 and 373 proofs. (33.437 grams (1.1795 oz))
4- (a) 1 RUPEE COIN December 8, 1977 Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with 110 serrations, diameter of 27.5 mm and 7.5 grams (1/40th in weight) 50,00,000
4- (b) 100 RUPEES COIN December 8, 1977 Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal Silver: 925/1000 The coin shall be round with 180 serrations, diameter of 36 mm and 20.44 grams (1/40th in weight) 3,000 and 300 proofs. (24 grams (0.85 oz))
4- (c) 500 RUPEES COIN December 8, 1977 Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal Gold: 916.66/1000 The coin shall be round with 95 serrations, minimum diameter of 19 mm and 3.64 grams (1/40th in weight) 500 and 500 proofs. (3.64 grams (0.128 oz))
5- (a) 50 PAISA COIN November 5, 1980 Advent of 15th century Hijra Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with serrations, diameter of 23.00 mm and 5.00 grams (1/40th in weight) 45,60,000
5- (b) 1 RUPEE COIN November 5, 1980 Advent of 15th century Hijra Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with serrations, diameter of 26.5 mm and 6.5 grams (1/40th in weight) 42,33,000
6 1 RUPEE COIN October 16, 1982 F.A.O World Food Day Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% ; Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with serrations, diameter of 25 mm and 6.0 grams (1/40th in weight) 12,67,000
7 5 RUPEES COIN January 29, 1996 50th Anniversary of United Nations Bronze Copper 97% Zinc 2.5% and Tin 0.5% The coin shall be round with 200 serrations, diameter of 35 millimetres (1.4 in) and 20.0 grams (0.71 oz) (not exceeding 1/40 in weight) 5,00,000
8 50 RUPEES COIN March 22, 1997 Golden Jubilee of Pakistan Cuprous Nickel: Copper 75% Nickel 25% The coin shall be round with 200 serrations on the edge, diameter of 35 millimetres (1.4 in) and 20.0 grams (0.71 oz) (not exceeding 1/40th in weight) 500,000
9 10 RUPEES COIN August 13, 1998 Silver Jubilee of Senate of Pakistan Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 27.50 mm ( and Weight of 8.25 grams). 100,000
10 10 RUPEES COIN July 31, 2003 The Year 2003 as Madre-Millat Mohtrama Fatima Jinnah Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 27.50 mm ( and Weight of 8.25 grams). 100,000
11 10 RUPEES COIN December 26, 2008 First Death Anniversary of Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto Cuprous Nickel: Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 27.5 millimetres (1.08 in) and Weight of 8.25 grams (0.291 oz) Remedy allowed not exceeding 1/40th) 300,000
12 10 RUPEES COIN October 1, 2009 To Express Solidarity And Unity With The People's Republic of China On Its 60th Anniversary. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 27.5 millimetres (1.08 in) and Weight of 8.25 grams (0.291 oz) (Remedy allowed not exceeding 1/40th) 100,000
13 20 RUPEES COIN May 21, 2011 To commemorate the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China as well as to celebrate the "2011 Year of Pak China Friendship". Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 9.5 grams. 100,000
14 20 RUPEES COIN May 28, 2011 To commemorate the 150 year celebrations of Lawrence College, Ghora Gali, Murree. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 9.5 grams). 100,000
15 25 RUPEES COIN June 2, 2014 To commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Pakistan Navy Submarine Force. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 12 grams). 50,000
16 20 RUPEES COIN January 31, 2015 To commemorate the ā€œPakistan-China Year of Friendly Exchange 2015ā€. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 27.5 mm ( and Weight of 10 grams). 100,000
17 20 RUPEES COIN March 16, 2015 To commemorate the"100 years of Glory" Islamia College, Peshawar. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 12 grams). 50,000
18 50 RUPEES COIN March 31, 2017 Abdul Sattar Edhi. In recognition of services rendered by him. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 13.5 grams). 100,000
19 50 RUPEES COIN May 09, 2018 Dr. Ruth Pfau. In recognition of services rendered by her. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 13.5 grams). 100,000
20 50 RUPEES COIN October 17, 2018 To commemorate the 200th Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 13.5 grams). 100,000
21 50 RUPEES COIN December 10, 2018 To commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day. Cupro Nickel, Copper 75%, Nickel 25%. The coin shall be round, Dimension of 30 mm ( and Weight of 13.5 grams). 100,000


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