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  • 10 Paisa 1964-1968, KM# 27, Pakistan
  • 10 Paisa 1964-1968, KM# 27, Pakistan
Obverse

Depicts a tughra in Urdu that translates as "Government of Pakistan". A star and crescent are engraved above the tughra slanted toward the upper left. Written clockwise along the coin's rim is the Bengali equivalent of the tughra. Date below.

The star and crescent is an iconographic symbol used in various historical contexts but most well known today as a symbol of the former Ottoman Empire and, by popular extension, the Islamic world. It appears on the national flag and state emblem of Pakistan.

حكومت پاكستان
পাকিস্তান 1965 সরকার

Reverse

Depicts a large numeral value in the center, in Urdu above and Bengali letters below within a circle of flower design.

دس پیسہ
10
দশ পয়সা

Edge

10 Paisa

KM# 27 Schön# 27
Characteristics
Material Cupronickel
Weight 4.75 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape wavy (scallop, sun-shaped)
Notches 12
Alignment Medal
Alt # KM# MS4
Mint
Lahore Mint (L)

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