1 Shahi / 5 Paisa - Amanullah

1 Shahi / 5 Paisa - Amanullah -  obverse1 Shahi / 5 Paisa - Amanullah -  reverse

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Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1338-1339 (1920-1921)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Shahi = 5 Paisa (1/12)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.4 g
Diameter 17.7 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 967
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Mosque above both denominations


AH date above inscription.




Crudely struck, thought to be at Kabul.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1338 (1920)  SH1298
1338 (1920)  SH1299
1339 (1921)  SH1299

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