The State Bank of Pakistan on June 10th, 2021 issued Rs. 70 coin to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relationship between Pakistan and China that was established on May 21st, 1951.
It is the fourth coin of its kind on the subject of Pak-China relations. The first coin of Rs. 10 denomination was issued in October 2009, celebrating the auspicious occasion of 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
The second coin of Rs. 20 was issued in May 2011 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China as Year of Pak-China Friendship (2011). The third coin was issued in 2015 to mark “Pakistan-China Year of Friendly Exchange 2015.
The Rs. 70 coin would be issued through the exchange counters of the SBP Banking Services Corporation from June 11, 2021.