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1 Rupee - Sherdil Khan

Features

Country Afghanistan (Durrani dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1240-1242 (1825-1827)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1747-1826)
Composition Silver
Weight 10.4 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References A# A3138,
Stephen Album; 2011. A Checklist of Islamic Coins (3rd edition). Self-published, Santa Rosa, California, United States. ISBN 9780615562445.
KM# 165
  • 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

Inscription

Lettering: ya shah-e ghouth-e a‘zam

Translation: O Shah, the greatest defender

Reverse

Mint Ahmedshahi

Comments

DURRANI: Sherdil Khan, 1824-1240, BI rupee
Struck only at Ahmadshahi, 1240-1242, of such highly debased billon that they are sometimes misconstrued as copper coins .  Coins dated 1242 were struck posthumously.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1240 (1825)  Ahmedshahi Mint
1241 (1826)  Ahmedshahi Mint
1242 (1827)  Ahmedshahi Mint (posthumous)

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