SBP to issue Rs 50 Edhi Commemorative Coin

SBP to issue Rs 50 Edhi Commemorative Coin |

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has announced that it will issue a Commemorative  Rs50 Coin in memory of late Abdul Sattar Edhi on March 31.

Keeping in  view the  meritorious services rendered  to the humanity  in general and  Pakistanis in particular,  the  Federal  Government had  decided to  issue  Commemorative  Coin in  memory of  late Abdul Sattar Edhi in the cabinet meeting held on Friday, July 15, 2016.

Subsequently, the State Bank of  Pakistan was authorized to issue  Rs. 50  Commemorative  Coin in recognition of  his services  to humanity.  These coins  will be  published through  the exchange  counters of  all the  field offices  of  SBP Banking Services Corporation from March 31, 2017.

The metal composition, shape, dimension, and design of Rs.50 commemorative coin are as under Metal Composition: Cupro
-Nickel, Copper 75% & Nickel 25%
Dimension: 30.0mm
Weight: 13.5 grams


The waxing  crescent moon  and five pointed stars facing North West in rising position are in the center. The periphery
On the  top of  the crescent, a star  is inscribed  in the  wording “ISLAMI JAMHORIA PAKISTAN” in Urdu script.

Below the Crescent and at the upper part of two springs of wheat with arms curved upward,  there is  the year  of death  of  Abdul  Sattar Edhi. The face value of the coin in numeral “50” in bold letters and RUPIA in Urdu script are written on the right and
left sides of the crescent star respectively

There is  a  side portrait of  Abdul  Sattar  Edhi in  the center. The wording is inscribed above the portrait of  Abdul  Sattar  Edhi.  The life  span  1928-2016  is inscribed along with the periphery and below the portrait.


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