OF ISSUE: 29-12-1977.
SIZE: 73 X 154 m.m.
COLOUR: The dominating colour is purple but the D.P. print
of Bank note is in multicolour
of the Quaid-e-Azam’s portrait in the watermark appears on
the lower left corner of the banknote.
Thread appears towards the right side of the banknote.
of the Quaid-e-Azam appears on the right side over the D.P. medallion
running at the bottom of the note.
is composed of white line on the top, right and bottom sides with
a white line rosette corner on the top right side. Hands engraved
borders are placed below and on the sides of the white line border
respectively on the top and right side of the note. A medallion
pattern forms another border above the white line border at the
bottom of the note.
numeral in Urdu is placed on the white line corner rosette on the
top right and in English appears on the bottom left side on the
hand engraved panel. The central portion of the note is occupied
by the following details in Urdu calligraphy:
The State Bank
State Bank of Pakistan, `
The D.P. medallion
is running between the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam and the bottom white
line. A Guilloche pattern is encircling the watermark.
tint bears patterns relating to the cottage industries in relief.
The antiphotographic decorative litho rosette appears in the centre
of the note.
of the Governor, State Bank of Pakistan appears in Urdu above the
One number with
prefix appears on the upper left side and the second number with
prefix appears below the portrait on the lower right side of the
A white line border appears on the right; a black and white line
border appears on the bottom of the note.
The words “State Bank of Pakistan” in English appear
on the top of the note. The words “FIFTY RUPEES” in
English appear at the bottom in between the white line border. The
denomination numeral in Urdu appears in the top left white line
rosette. The denomination numeral in English appears on the bottom
right corner of the note.
The Seal of the “State Bank of Pakistan” appears on
the right topside of the note surrounded by a decorative hand engraved
The vignette is formed by an illustration of the Gate of the Lahore
one-colour rainbow tint covers the back.