Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Description of Pakistani banknotes

Pakistani Banknotes are of value 5, 10, 100, 500, 1000 and 5000 rupees. The banknotes vary in size and color, with larger denominations being longer than smaller ones. All contain multiple colours. However, each denomination does have one colour which predominates. All banknotes feature a watermark for security purposes. On the larger denomination notes, the watermark is a picture of Jinnah, while on smaller notes, it is a crescent and star. Different types of security threads are also present in each banknote.

All banknotes feature a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the obverse along with writing in Urdu. The reverses of the banknotes vary in design and have English text.

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