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State Bank to issue Rs. 25 commemorative coin - Press Note issued by State Bank of Pakistan

June 3, 2014



Following is the text of press note issued by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

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The State Bank of Pakistan will issue Rs.25 commemorative coin from 2nd June, 2014 on the occasion of Golden Jubilee of Pakistan Navy Submarine Force, through the exchange counters of all field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation, in pursuance of the Federal Government Notification dated May 27, 2014. The coin weighs 12 grams with 75% copper and 25% nickel. Its shape is round with serration on the edge and a diameter of 30mm.

Obverse:

The waxing crescent moon and a five pointed star facing north - west in rising position are in the centre on the obverse face of the coin. Along with periphery on the top of the crescent star is inscribed in wording "The Islamic Republic of Pakistan" in Urdu script.

Below the crescent and at the top of two springs of wheat face value of the coin in numeral wording "25" in bold letters and "Rupee" in Urdu script are written on the right and left sides of crescent star respectively. A circle of small beads is all along the edge of the coin.

Reverse:

On the reverse side of the coin, monogram of Pakistan Navy Submarine Force is depicted in the centre. The wording "Pakistan Navy Submarine Force" in Urdu is written on the top of coin along with the periphery. Below the monogram of Pakistan Navy in numeral wording 1964 - 2014 and "Golden Jubilee" in Urdu script are inscribed. There are small beads all along the edge of coin.

For more information, contact:

Syed Wasimuddin

Chief Spokesman

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)

Tel: +9221 3921 2562

Fax: +9221 3921 2563

Email: syed.wasimuddin@sbp.org.pk

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Source: Pakistan Press International


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