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1 Rupee - Habibullah

1 Rupee - Habibullah -  obverse1 Rupee - Habibullah -  reverse

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Features

Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1321-1329 (1903-1911)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 9.2 g
Diameter 25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 842,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 10
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Text within wreath

Lettering:
حبيب الله
...الملك
...

Reverse

Mosque, crossed cannons below

Lettering: افغانستان

Translation: Afghanistan

Edge

Reeded

Comments

According to the KM catalog it is 0.500 silver, according to the Schön catalog it is 0.900 silver.

Here is an example of the reverse of KM842.1 showing crossed cannon and swords below the mosque.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1321 (1903)  38% ١٣٢١ KM#842.1 (legend "Afganistan" above mosque; Type 1 date - variety)
1321 (1903)  12% ١٣٢١ KM#842.1 (legend "Afganistan" above mosque; Type 2 date - variety)
1322 (1904)  36% ١٣٢٢ KM#842.1 (legend "Afganistan" above mosque)
1322 (1904)  26% ١٣٢٢ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque)
1324 (1906)  31% ١٣٢۴ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque)
1325 (1907)  12% ١٣٢۵ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque)
1326 (1908)  21% ١٣٢٦ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque)
1327 (1909)  14% ١٣٢٧ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque) overdate variety exists
1328 (1910)  12% ١٣٢٨ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque; Type 1 date - variety)
1328 (1910)  12% ١٣٢٨ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque; Type 2 date - variety)
1329 (1911)  24% ١٣٢٩ KM#842.2 (different legend above mosque)

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Numista Rarity index: 70 Search tips
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Bullion value: 4.86 USD Search tips
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