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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

60 Years of Pakistan China Friendship Coin 2011

To mark the 60 years of warm and strong friendship between Pakistan and China, State Bank of Pakistan issued a commemorative coin on 21 May 2011. More specifically, the coin was issued to mark the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and China.
(image from eBay seller fdc4-all)
Pakistan Government also announced that the year 2011 will be celebrated as Pakistan-China Friendship Year.


The front of the coin shows the waxing crescent and a five pointed star facing north-west in rising position. On the top are the word "Islami Jamhoria Pakistan" in Urdu script which means "Islamic Republic of Pakistan". Under the crescent, in the center and at the top of two springs of wheat with arms curved upward, the issuance year is mentioned as 2011.

The coin denomination is written as Rupees 20 in bold letters in Urdu writing. A circle of sixty small beads is all along the edge of the coin.

On the reverse side, 60th (depicting the number of years of friendship) is inscribed in numeral wording in bold letters.

The wording 2011 YEAR OF PAK-CHINA FRIENDSHIP in English is written on the top of coin. Wording in numeral 1951-2011 at the bottom of the coin and above it, a handshake is depicted with the flags of Pakistan and China.

2 comments:

Azfar said...

hey there my name is azfar i am a software engnerring student from lahore coin collection is been my hobby since age 7 and mahshallah now i have a collection of over 70 countries of the world.
i would like to add this coin in my collection as it as eluded me since its issue please help me in this and incase you want to cell or have extra copy do not hesitate to contact on 03004532681 or azfar15@hotmail.com

Jatoi Asif said...

i want this coin any1 pl. give me!!! I'll pay for this.....
my contact ID is
asif_ajatoi@yahoo.com

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