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1 Rupee - Shah Zaman Ahmadshahi

1 Rupee - Shah Zaman (Ahmadshahi) -  obverse1 Rupee - Shah Zaman (Ahmadshahi) -  reverse

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Country Afghanistan (Durrani dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1211-1214 (1797-1800)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1747-1826)
Composition Silver
Weight 11.44 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# A134
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Persian legend. Couplet with the Ruler's name and titles.

Lettering: Sikka zad bar sim zar / Zaman Shah yamin wa yasari / bi-hokam Ilahi

Translation: Struck coin on silver and gold by the Divine command, Shah Zaman, right hand and left hand (of the State)).


Persian legend. Within a linerar circle the Mint name with epithet, the date and the regnal year.

Lettering: Zarb 5 Ashrafu-l-bilad Ahmad Shahi

Translation: Struck at Ahmadshahi, the Most Noble of the Cities



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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1211 (1797)  Regnal year 4
1212 (1798)  Regnal year 5
1213 (1799)  Regnal year 5
1214 (1800)  Regnal year 6

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