Falus - Sher Ali Balkh mint

Falus - Sher Ali (Balkh mint) -  obverse Falus - Sher Ali (Balkh mint) -  reverse


Country Afghanistan
Type Common coin
Year 1295 (1878)
Calendar Islamic
Value 1 Falus (1/64)
Metal Copper
Weight 7 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round Irregular
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References KM# 38.1
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Small standing lion left.

Lettering: ۱۲۹۵

Translation: 1295



Lettering: ۱۲۹۵



Km 38.1; (lion facing left) was struck on hand cut flans
Km 38.2; this type machine struck over number of years without change of date. Lion faces right, rarely left..

Balkh mint

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1295 (1878)  ١٢٩۵

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