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Pakistan 1/2 Anna and 2 Annas  1948 to 1951
Pakistan 1/2 Anna and 2 Annas 1948 to 1951

As far as we can tell, these coins are sleepers. Sleeper is coin collector slang for coins that are worth more than what people think they are worth. The catalogs indicate very low value. But, when you try to find one to add to your collection, you have a tough time and ultimately pay a lot more than the catalogs suggest.

The Pakistan 1/2 and 2 anna coins are both square and both have the same patterns, front and back. The obvious difference is in the annotation: HALF ANNA or TWO ANNAS in Latin letters. There are similar coins for later years. This page applies only to coins with the pattern shown.

HALF ANNA AND TWO ANNAS:
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $1
well preserved: $4
fully uncirculated: $10

Our catalog values above are our best estimates based on actual sales. Other sources might supply lower catalog values. Be sure to understand how catalog values work by reading our Terminology page.

The values above apply to all dates of HALF ANNA and TWO ANNAS coins, except the 1950 TWO ANNAS, which is worth more:

TWO ANNAS DATED 1950:
worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $9
fully uncirculated: $20

Coin: 18935 , Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: milesjason, Thu, 19-Mar-2015 16:23:39 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 19-Mar-2015 21:11:12 GMT
Requester description: 1949BC Half moon with a star Coverment of pakistan on one side
Tags: pakistan 1 2 anna annas aana one ones half moon star starrs stars circle ring crescent starburst tughra circled encircle circlet circles loops circal encircled circuit ringed circumscibed incircled circel circumference encircles encircling rings circling loop circular circumscribed burst tugrha toughra

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