Pakistani Currency Note

Pakistani Currency Note
Pakistani Currency Note

(Khuda Ki Basti Sources)The Pakistani rupee has been the official currency of Pakistan since 1948. The coins and notes are issued and controlled by the central bank, namely State Bank of Pakistan.

Since the United States dollar suspension in 1971 of convertibility of paper currency into any precious metal, Pakistani rupee is, de facto, fiat money. Before the collapse of Bretton Woods system, currency was pegged at fixed exchange rate to the United States dollar for international trade and was backed by the US gold. The currency was convertible to gold on demand.

10 Pakistani Rupees banknote

10 Pakistani Rupees banknote
10 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 10 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 10 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2006. They are currently still in circulation.
The Rs10 banknote is Pakistan’s lowest value paper money note since the Rs5 bill was replaced by a coin in 2015. The 10 Pakistani Rupees banknote features the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the obverse side. The reverse side of the 10 PKR note shows Bab-e-Khyber, the entry to Khyber Pass in Peshawar near the Pakistan-Afghan border.


20 Pakistani Rupees banknote (type 2005)

20 Pakistani Rupees banknote (type 2005)
20 Pakistani Rupees banknote (type 2005)


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 20 Pakistani Rupees banknote (type 2005). They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 20 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2005. They are currently still in circulation.
The brick and orange coloured 20 Pakistani Rupees banknote with the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah circulates in Pakistan alongside a newer version of the Rs20 bill with a similar design but different colours. The back side of both Rs20 versions features the archeological site of Mohenjo-daro in the province of Sindh.


20 Pakistani Rupees banknote

20 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 20 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 20 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2007. They are currently still in circulation.
The green and orange version of the Rs20 bill is in circulation in Pakistan, alongside a brick and orange Rs20 version. Both Twenty Pakistani Rupee notes feature the portrait of Pakistan’s founder Mumammad Ali Jinnah and the archeological site of Moendjo-daro in Larkana, Sindh province.


50 Pakistani Rupees banknote

50 Pakistani Rupees banknote
50 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 50 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 50 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2008. They are currently still in circulation.
Pakistan’s Fifty Rupees banknote has a purple colour scheme. On the portrait on the front is Pakistan’s founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The back side shows Karakoram Peak, 8611m high. The mountain is better known as K2, the second-highest peak on earth.


100 Pakistani Rupees banknote

50 Pakistani Rupees banknote
50 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 100 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 100 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2006. They are currently still in circulation.
The red-coloured Rs100 PKR bill is dedicated to Pakistan’s Great Leader “Quaid-i-Azam”, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. His portrait is featured on the front side. The back side of the One Hundred Rupees banknote features Quaid-e-Azam Residency in Ziarat, where Ali Jinnah spent some of his most memorable days.

500 Pakistani Rupees banknote

500 Pakistani Rupees banknote
500 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 500 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 500 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2006. They are currently still in circulation.
Similar to all other Pakistani banknotes, this green and olive-coloured banknote of 500 Pakistani Rupees has the portrait of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, on the front side. The back side of the Rs500 PKR bill shows Badshahi Mosque in Lahore.

1000 Pakistani Rupees banknote

1000 Pakistani Rupees banknote
1000 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 1000 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 1000 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2006. They are currently still in circulation.
The Pakistani Rs1000 bill has the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, also known as Baba-i-Qaum, wearing a karakul: a hat made from the fur of the Qaraqul sheep. The karakul hat is also known in Pakistan as a Jinnah cap, named after Mumammad Ali Jinnah. The back side of the blue-coloured One Thousand Rupees bill shows Islamia College in Peshawar.


5000 Pakistani Rupees banknote

5000 Pakistani Rupees banknote
5000 Pakistani Rupees banknote


The State Bank of Pakistan issued Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 8 different denominations, including this 5000 Pakistani Rupees banknote. They are part of the current Pakistani Rupee banknotes series. The State Bank of Pakistan started issuing these 5000 Pakistani Rupee banknotes in 2006. They are currently still in circulation.
The brown-coloured Rs5000 banknote is Pakistan’s highest value paper money note. Like all other Pakistani Rupee banknotes it features the portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan. On the back side is an image of Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, of which the design was inspired by a Bedouin tent.

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