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Money is an intrinsic component of the cultural heritage of a country mirroring its socio-economic history.

On 1st July,1948 the management of currency was taken over by State Bank of Pakistan from the Reserve Bank of India. The Issue Department of the Bank, which is separate and wholly distinct from the Banking Department, is concerned with the issue of notes and maintains assets in the form of gold coin, gold bullion, sterling securities, approved foreign exchange, rupee coin and rupee securities to meet the liabilities of Issue Department. In order to provide currency for the transactions of the Government of Pakistan and Provincial Governments and reasonable remittance facilities to the public currency chests which contain both notes and rupee coins are maintained by the Issue Department at certain places in Pakistan.

 
Bank Notes
The first note of Pakistan was issued from 1st October 1948... Read More
 
 
Coins
The coins set for Pakistan were designed by Robert Gilmour... Read More
 
 
Press Release
SBP issues the press releases for each legal tender... Read More
 
 
Production Process
The currency notes of Pakistan are printed at PSPC... Read More
 
 
Monetary Museum
Online Monetary Museum aims at preserving precious heritage of Pakistan... Read More
 
 
Legal Framework
Penalties for Unauthorized issue of Bills and Bank Notes... Read More
 
 
FAQs
Questions frequently asked regarding Pakistani currency... Read More
 
 
Features for Impaired Vision
Pakistani notes are observable by the visually impaired people... Read More
 
 
 


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