Bank Notes    



DATE OF ISSUE: 12-07-1976.

CUT SIZE: 73 X 141 m.m.




(c) Watermark

An impression of the Quaid-e-Azam’s portrait in the watermark appears on the bottom left hand corner of the note.

(d) Security Thread

The Security Thread appears on the right side of the note.


The portrait of the Quaid-e-Azam appears on the right side of the note, resting on D.P. medallion tint.


There is D.P. white line border on all the four sides of the note coupled with portrait of the Quaid-e-Azam and the hand engraved second border along the right and top white line borders. Between the white line borders at the bottom, there is a broad D.P. medallion pattern all along the length of the note.


The denomination numeral in Urdu appears in reverse in the white line rosette on the top right corner and the numeral in English appears in the left bottom corner.

The State Bank of Pakistan,

The Denomination,

The Promissory Clause,

The Guarantee Clause,

The Governor, State Bank of Pakistan,

are written in Urdu calligraphy in the centre of the note.



The D.P. medallion running between the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam and the bottom white line is taken from the historic motifs from Thatta. A black line rosette appears on the top left-hand corner. There is Guilloche pattern between the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam and the right hand D.P. border.


A duplex Litho rosette appears in the centre of the note. This is combined with two colours Litho relief tint bearing decorative patterns adopted from the Monuments of Muslim period from Thatta.


One number with prefix appears on the upper left side and the second number with prefix appears below the portrait on the right side corner. The signature of the Governor, State Bank of Pakistan appears in Urdu above the authority’s designation.


BORDER: The border at the bottom consists of a white line designs covering more than half the length combined with a hand engraved panel in continuation of the white line design. The right border is covered by a D.P. fringe. A hand engraved decorative arch appears at the top right side above the watermark.

LETTERING: The words “State Bank of Pakistan” in English appear at the top. The denomination numeral in English appears at the bottom left corner. The words “TEN RUPEES” in English appear in reverse in the white line border at the bottom.

VIGNETTE: The vignette is a general view of Mohenjodaro.

SEAL: The Seal of State Bank of Pakistan appears on the top left corner encircled by a decorative pattern.

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