• 10 Rupee 2008, KM# 69, Pakistan, 1st Anniversary of Death of Benazir Bhutto
  • 10 Rupee 2008, KM# 69, Pakistan, 1st Anniversary of Death of Benazir Bhutto
Description

Benazir Bhutto (1953–2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996. She was the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation. Ideologically a liberal and a secularist, she chaired or co-chaired the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from the early 1980s until her assassination in 2007.

Obverse

Depicts Benazir Bhutto portrait dividing dates of her birth and death, with her name in Urdu above.

بينظير بھٹو
1953 2007

Reverse

Crescent and Star and value above wheat ears, with "Government of Pakistan" written above in Urdu, and 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.

اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان
روپیہ
10
2008

Edge

10 Rupee

1st Anniversary of Death of Benazir Bhutto

KM# 69 Schön# 69
Characteristics
Type Commemorative Issue (Circulating)
Material Copper Nickel
Weight 8.25 g
Diameter 27.5 mm
Thickness 2.12 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mint
Pakistan Mint

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