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½ Rupee - Amanullah

½ Rupee - Amanullah -  obverse½ Rupee - Amanullah -  reverse

© arslan ahmed

Features

Country Afghanistan
Emir Amanullah (1919-1926)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1298 (1919)
Calendar Iranian - persian
Value 1/2 Rupee (1/2)
Currency Rupee (1747-1925)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 4.75 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 875
  • 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

Star above inscription “shamsi” with date below, partially enclosed in a wreath.

Reverse

Mosque with eight pointed star above crossed swords within a wreath.

Comments

Two varieties are known

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1298 (1919) 

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