20 Paisa - Emir Habibullah Kalakani

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

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Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1347 (1929)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 20 Paisa (1/3)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Copper
Weight 5.7 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 895
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


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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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1347 (1929)  ١٣۴۷

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