KARACHi -  Federal government has authorised State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to issue Rs10 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.

APP adds from Islamabad: The coin is yellow in colour and round with serrations on the edge and a diameter of 25.5 mm. It weighs 5.50 grams, SBP press statement said. it added. According to the details of the coin the waxing crescent moon and a five pointed star facing North-West in rising position is in the center on the obverse side of the coin. Along with periphery on the top of the crescent star is inscribed Islami Jomhuriya Pakistan 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 lower side of the coin. A circle of small beads is all along the edge of the coin.