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SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022

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Pakistan has unveiled the design of a commemorative note of 75 Rupee to mark the nation’s 75th Independence Day. This commemorative note will be available to the public with effect from 30th September 2022.

It is imprinted with the portraits of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, and Allama Iqbal, unlike the other currency notes which only have the picture of the Quaid.

The details of the Commemorative banknote are as under:

SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022

SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022
DenominationColorSizeIssuance
Rs. 75Emerald Green147 mm X 65 mmSeptember 2022
ObverseReverse
Portraits:
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
Allama Muhammad Iqbal
Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah
Vignette:
Markhor (Capra falconeri)Deodar Tree (Cedrus deodara)

Portraits of Founders

For the Front of the Banknote, the State Bank of Pakistan selected personalities, who were instrumental in elucidating, shaping and supporting the struggle for independence. For this purpose, the portraits of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah were selected to represent the founding fathers’ struggle for independence.

SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was one of the most prominent Muslim reformers and educationists of South Asia, he advocated modern education and reforms in Muslims’ outlook so as to enable them to survive and flourish in the changing environment. He laid the foundation for freedom with Aligarh Movement and establishment of the Aligarh University. He is also considered to be the pioneer of the Two-Nation theory and Muslim nationalism in the Sub-continent.

Picture Credit: From the collections of National Archives
  
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022Allama Muhammad Iqbal
The philosophical underpinning for a separate Muslim identity was provided by the Poet-Philosopher, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, who reminded Muslims of their latent potential and first proposed the idea of a separate Muslim homeland in the Sub-continent.

Picture Credit: From the collections of National Archives
  
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
The struggle for independence was headed ably and brought to a fruitful conclusion by Quaid-e-Azam, who thereafter became the face of the nation and the symbol of its unity.

Picture Credit: The photograph of the Quaid-e-Azam used for the banknote is from the rare collection of Mr. Z.D. Barni (Agha Zaiuddin Barni), who was the official photographer for the Quaid-e-Azam during his time as Governor General.
  
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah
Quaid-e-Azam was supported unfailingly by Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, whose presence on the banknote serves as a reminder and acknowledgement of the role of women in the freedom movement and the singular price paid by them both during the struggle and immediately following independence.

Picture Credit: From the collections of National Archives

Security Features of New memorative Note:

The new 75 rupees note of Pakistan has the following security features:

  • The raised painting can be felt by running your finger across the portraits
  • Tilting the banknote will change colors between golden and green.
  • Watermark of Quaid-e-Azam and 75 Numkeral.
  • 75 numeral in Urdu script appears complete when the note is held in the light.
  • PureimageTM Security thread with pulsing Holographic rainbow effect
  • Micro lettering of 75 numerals.
  • Raised painting on 75 numeral and five parallel for identification of banknote by visually impaired.
  • Ultraviolet feature GeminiTM which can be seen under Ultraviolet light.
  • Micro letteing of SBP and 75.
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022
SBP Unveils 75 Rupee New Note Design 2022

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