Security Features of 10 rupees

Security Features of 10 rupees

Security Features of 10 Rupees

Security Features of 10 rupees

The security features of the 10 rupees Pakistani banknote are designed to prevent counterfeiting and to ensure the authenticity of the currency. Some of the security features of the 10 rupees Pakistani banknote include:

  1. Watermark: The banknote features a watermark of the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, which can be seen when held up to the light.
  2. Security Thread: The banknote contains a security thread that runs vertically across the width of the note. The thread is visible on both sides of the note and contains text that reads “State Bank of Pakistan” and “10”.
  3. Microprinting: The banknote features micro printing of the denomination value “10” and the words “State Bank of Pakistan” on different areas of the note.
  4. Intaglio Printing: The banknote has raised print, known as intaglio printing, on the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the denomination numeral “10”, and the words “State Bank of Pakistan”.
  5. See-Through Registration: The banknote features a see-through registration feature, where the front and back of the note align perfectly to form a complete design when held up to the light.
  6. Latent Image: The banknote has a latent image of the denomination numeral “10”, which is visible when the note is tilted at a particular angle.

 

‘Enlarged Watermark

Portrait of Quaid-e-Azam in National Dress i.e. Sherwani appears at the obverse left of the note.
Electrotype Watermark

The denomination of the note appears below the portrait of Quaid-e-Azam.

‘Micro-Text Security Thread

Embedded security thread into the paper runs from top to bottom at the obverse left of the note. Words ‘State Bank of Pakistan’ and denomination ‘10’ can be seen in the embedded thread. Security thread appears fluorescent yellow when the note is viewed under ultra-violet light.

Front
The note has been printed by offset Process in multi-colours.
Portrait
The enlarged portrait of Quaid-e-Azam in Sherwani appears at the obverse right of the note.
See-through
The value figure of the note appears partly at the obverse left top and partly at the reverse right top giving a perfect look when viewed through light.
Anti Scan &
Anti Copy

Anti Scan and Anti Copy Line patterns appearing on the note that prevent scanning and photocopying of the exact note.

Year of
Production
The year of production appears on the right side of the note.
Geometrical
Patterns

Decorative ornamental patterns appear at the front of the note.

Lettering
I
The denomination appears in Urdu numeral at right and left top while the denomination in English appears at the right bottom of the note
II
The words ‘STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN’, the denomination, the promissory clause, and the guarantee clause, appear in Urdu at the centre of the note.
III
The words ‘GOVERNOR STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN’ in Urdu appear at the centre of the note.
IV
Micro lettering denomination numeral ‘10’ appears at the right top close to the printed picture of Quaid and at the left bottom close to the security thread of the note.
Number

Seven-digit serial number with prefix appears at the obverse of the note at the right top and at the left bottom below the watermark. Both the numbers have been printed with magnetic ink.

Signature

The signature of the Governor, the State Bank of Pakistan, Yaseen Anwar has been printed in the main colour of the note above the words ‘GOVERNOR STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN’.

Back
 
The back of the note has been printed by Offset Process in multi-colours.
Geometrical
Patterns

Decorative ornamental patterns appear at the back of the note.

Vignette

A vignette of Khyber Pass, Peshawar, along with the name appears on the note.

Anti Scan &
Anti Copy

Anti Scan and Anti Copy Line patterns appearing on the note that prevent scanning and photocopying of the exact note.

Lettering
I
The words ‘STATE BANK OF PAKISTAN’ appear at the centre top of the note.
II
The value in words ‘10 RUPEES’ appears in a panel at the centre bottom of the note
III
The denomination in the figure appears in English at the left bottom in small font and on top below the words ‘State Bank of Pakistan’ in large font while in Urdu at the right bottom of the note.
IV

The words “ “ appear in a round design at the back upper left of the note..

V
Micro lettering denomination numeral 10 appears at the left alongside geometrical patterns.
Insignia

The seal of the ‘State Bank of Pakistan appears at the left bottom of the note.

 

These security features make it difficult for counterfeiters to produce fake banknotes and help to maintain the integrity of the Pakistani currency.

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