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1 Falus - Sher Ali Balkh mint

Features

Country Afghanistan
Emir Sher Ali (1863-1865,1868-1879)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1295 (1878)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Falus (1/64)
Currency Rupee (1747-1925)
Composition Copper
Weight 7 g
Diameter 20 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 38.1
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Date.
Small standing lion left.

Lettering: ۱۲۹۵

Translation: 1295

Reverse

Date.
Description.

Lettering: ۱۲۹۵

Translation:
1295
Falus

Comments

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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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1295 (1878)  ١٢٩۵

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