State Bank of Pakistan has announced that they are bringing new coin of worth Rs.5. The new Rs.5 coin will be available for public from 15th-October,2015. According to State Bank the design of new coin is completely changed from previous one and old coin will remain in circulation and useful along with new coin.
The weight of new coin is 3 gram and diameter is 18.5 mm with 79 percent copper, 20 percent zinc and one percent nickel. In the center of coin there are moon along with five corner star and “ISLAMI JAMHORIA PAKISTAN” اسلامی جمہوریہ پاکستان is written on the side of moon and star. The face value of the coin in numerical wording (5) is in bold letter and Rupee روپیہ in Urdu is written in the center of the star. The size of old coin is big as compare to new one. The color and size is changed , rest of the things are same.