Banknote Index


Country Pakistan
Authority State Bank of Pakistan
Currency Rupee
Denomination 2
Issue Start Date 01/03/1949
This Notes Issue Date 01/03/1949
Set/Series Name Pakistan, SBP, 1949-1967 Issues
Number of Items in Set 15
Set Details 1x2Rupee, 4x5Rupee, 6x10Rupee, 4x100Rupee
Type Specimen
Material Paper
Width in mm 113
Height in mm 63
Signatures Zahid Hussain (Urdu)
Security Features Watermark: crescent moon and star.
Description Front Minaret of Jahangir's Tomb dating from 1637 and located in Lahore.
Description Back Badshahi Mosque built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore.
Comments State Bank of Pakistan signature variety 1.
1-letter prefix.
Printer: BWC (without imprint).

Prefixes range from G8 to G30 implying a maximum total issue of 27 million. Banknote is extremely scarce, however, and prices range from $100 upwards - even in poor - and belies frequency implied by printing quantity.
Source Bill Vesty
BNI Banknote Id 82774

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
13th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0011s $50.00 2010 VF 
Pakistan, 2 Rupee, P11s