2 Afghanis - Muhammed Zahir Shah

2 Afghanis - Muhammed Zahir Shah -  obverse2 Afghanis - Muhammed Zahir Shah -  reverse

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Features

Country Afghanistan
King Muhammed Zahir Shah (1933-1973)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1340 (1961)
Calendar Iranian - persian
Value 2 Afghanis (2 AFA)
Currency First afghani (1925-2003)
Composition Nickel clad steel
Weight 5.3 g
Diameter 25.1 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 954,
  • 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# 93
  • 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.

Obverse

Radiant eagle statue, with wings spread

Lettering:
أفغانستان
١٣٤٠

Translation:
Afghanistan
1340

Reverse

Wheat sprig left of denomination

Lettering:
دوی
۲
افغانی

Translation:
Two
2
Afghanis

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Kabul, Afghanistan

Comments

There is evidence that shows that the KM#954.2 variety was the first Republican issue struck in 1973

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Date G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1340 (1961)  0.41 0.61 0.61 0.75 1.09 0.73 1.85 95% ١٣٤٠ KM#954.1 (coin alignment)
1340 (1961)  6% ١٣٤٠ KM#954.2 (medal alignment)

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