50 Afghanis


Issuer Afghanistan
Issuing entity Ministry of Finance
King Muhammed Zahir Shah (1933-1973)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1315 (1936)
Calendar Iranian - Persian
Value 50 Afghanis (50 AFA)
Currency First afghani (1925-2003)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 216801
References P# 19
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.


Arm at left, monument at right, text in Pashtu.


Text in Farsi.


Orell Füssli, Zurich, Switzerland (1519-date)


Front in Farsi, back in Pashtu.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1936)  50% P#19A
1315 (1936)  75% P#19

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 50 AfghanisPicture 1 of a sold 50 Afghanis
Auction 62
Lot 597
Internet Archive
21 Jun 2022 1315 (1936) – P#19 UNC USD 395.62
(EUR 371.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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