20 Paisa - Habibullah Kalakani

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

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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
Number N# 31873
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References KM# 895
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


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

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


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



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1347 (1929)  4.54 ١٣۴۷

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