60 Years Of Pakistan China Friendship Coin 2011

To mark the 60 years of warm and strong friendshipbetween Pakistan and ChinaState Bank of Pakistanissued a commemorative coin on 21 May 2011. More specifically, the coin was issued to mark the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and China.
Pakistan Government also announced that the year 2011will be celebrated as Pakistan-China Friendship Year.
The front of the coin shows the waxing crescent and a five pointed star facing north-west in rising position. On the top are the word "Islami Jamhoria Pakistan" in Urdu script which means "Islamic Republic of Pakistan". Under the crescent, in the center and at the top of two springs of wheat with arms curved upward, the issuance year is mentioned as 2011.

The coin denomination is written as Rupees 20 in bold letters in Urdu writing. A circle of sixty small beads is all along the edge of the coin.

On the reverse side, 60th (depicting the number of years of friendship) is inscribed in numeral wording in bold letters.

The wording 2011 YEAR OF PAK-CHINA FRIENDSHIP inEnglish is written on the top of coin. Wording in numeral1951-2011 at the bottom of the coin and above it, a handshake is depicted with the flags of Pakistan and China.

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