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½ Rupee / Qiran - Amir Habibullah

½ Rupee / Qiran - Amir Habibullah -  obverse½ Rupee / Qiran - Amir Habibullah -  reverse

© Emiliano Micalizzi

Features

Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1347 (1929)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1/2 Rupee (1/2)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 4.6 g
Diameter 21.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 896,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 52
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Arabic text in horizontal way, date below

Lettering: خادم دين رسول الله أمير حبيب الله

Translation: Servant of the religion of God's Messanger, prince Habibullah

Reverse

Mosque in an eight pointed star, denomination above

Lettering: قران

Translation: One Qiran

Edge

Reeded

Comments

According to Schön catalog the weight is 4.6 g, according to KM catalog it is 4.7 g.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1347 (1929)  ١٣۴٧

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