3 Shahi / 15 Paisa - Amanullah

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Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1298-1299 (1919-1920)
Calendar Iranian - persian
Value 3 Shahi = 15 paisa = 1/4 Rupee (0.25)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Copper
Weight 9.5 g
Diameter 33 mm
Thickness 1.55 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 870,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 26.2
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1298 (1919)  50%
1299 (1920)  75% 2 varieties exist

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