Rs 10 coin to be issued on Oct 24: SBP

02:33 PM | 22 Oct, 2016
Rs 10 coin to be issued on Oct 24: SBP
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ISLAMABAD - The federal government has authorised the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to issue Rs.10 regular coin. This coin will be issued through the exchange counters of all the field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation from 24th October 2016.

The coin is yellow in colour and round with serrations on the edge and a diameter of 25.5 mm. It weighs 5.50 grammes.

The waxing crescent moon and a five-pointed star facing North-West in rising position is in the centre on the obverse side of the coin. Along with periphery on the top of the crescent star is inscribed in Urdu script.

Below the crescent and at the top of two springs of wheat with arms curved upward, there is the year of issuance. A circle of small beads is all along the edge of the coin.

The reverse side of the coin is decorated with the front side picture of Faisal Mosque with Doves flying over it. The face value of the coin in numeral wording “10” in bold letters and Rupee in Urdu script is inscribed at the lower side of the coin.

A circle of small beads is all along the edge of the coin.-Agencies