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20 Paisa - Habibullah Kalakani

20 Paisa - Habibullah Kalakani -  obverse20 Paisa - Habibullah Kalakani -  reverse

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Features

Country Afghanistan
Emir Habibullah Kalakani (1929)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1347 (1929)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 20 Paisa (1/3)
Currency Rupee (1747-1925)
Composition Copper
Weight 5.7 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 895
  • 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

A star above both left and right ends of the wreath.
Legend in Pashto:(top)"Shall Paise"
(middle)"Khadem e Deen e Rasulullah Emir Habibullah".
AH Date below

Lettering: ١٣۴٧

Translation:
20 paisa
The servant, of the religion of messenger of Allah, Emir Habibullah
AH 1347

Reverse

The Blue Mosque within circle surrounded by an 8-pointed star. Wreath surrounds with a star above both ends of wreath.
Legend in Persian: 'Beseat paisa'(top).

Translation: 20 paisa in Persian

Edge

Reeded

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1347 (1929)  5.88 ١٣۴۷

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