20 Roubles

20 Roubles - obverse20 Roubles - reverse

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Features

Issuer Khorezm People's Soviet Republic (Khiva Khanate)
Period Republic (1920-1924)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1338-1339 (1920-1921)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 20 Roubles
Currency Rouble (1920-1925)
Composition Bronze (or copper)
Weight 9.6 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
17985
References Y# 15.1,
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.
Y# 15.2
Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins : 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, United States.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Inscription in Uzbek language written with Arabic letters. Transcription: “zarb fulus Khwarezm shuralar qarari ilan” and "Twenty Manats"

Lettering:
ضرب فلوس خوارزم شورالار قرارى الان
١٣٣٨
يکرمه منات

Translation:
Money struck by the order of councils of Khawarezm
1338
Twenty Manats

Reverse

Denomination in Russian

Lettering:
20
РУБ

Unabridged legend: 20 рублей

Translation:
20
Roubles

Comments

Here is an example of Y15.2 with overlapped arms on the reverse.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1338 (1920)  53% ١٣٣٨; Y#15.1 (arms separated)
1338 (1920)  11% ١٣٣٨; Y#15.2 (arms overlapped) 6 points in obverse star
1339 (1921)  5% ١٣٣٩; Varieties exist with 6 or 8 points in obverse star, with 8 stars much scarcer
1339 (1921)  32% ١٣٣٩; Y#15.1 (arms separated)
1339 (1921)  42% ١٣٣٩; Y#15.2 (arms overlapped)

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Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 20 Roubles
Katz
Auction 109
Lot 1580
Internet Archive
Jan 27, 2024 Undetermined VF USD 204.75
(EUR 192.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
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