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20 Afghanis

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Country Afghanistan
Type Standard banknote
Year 1358 (1979)
Calendar Iranian - persian
Value 20 Afghanis (20 AFA)
Currency First afghani (1925-2003)
Composition Paper
Size 125 × 56 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 56
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.


Seal of The Afghanistan Bank - which depicts an Eucratides I-era coin (171-145 BC) with a cornucopia in front in upper centre, and Afghan ornamental pattern


Band-e Amir Lake at Band-e Haibat (Lake of Grandiose), Band-e Amir National Park, Bamiyan province

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1358 (1979)  1.29 86% P#56a.1; ۱۳۵۸
1358 (1979)  19% P#56a.2; ۱۳۵۸
1358 (1979)  1.1% P#56a.2s; ۱۳۵۸; Specimen

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