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500 Afghanis Olympics

500 Afghanis (Olympics) -  obverse500 Afghanis (Olympics) -  reverse

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Features

Country Afghanistan
Period Democratic republic (1978-1992)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1989
Value 500 Afghanis (500 AFA)
Currency First afghani (1925-2003)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 16 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 1008,
  • 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.
Schön# 121
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Commemorative issue

1992 Albertville Winter Olympics

Obverse

The national arms of Afghanistan with short thick letters in the legend

Lettering:
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN
500
AFGHANIS

Reverse

Bobsled between legends, date at right

Lettering:
XVI WINTER
OLYMPIC GAMES
ALBERTVILLE
1992

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1989  10,000 18.94 92% KM#1008.1 (large letters) Proof
1989  31% KM#1008.2 (small letters) Proof

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