1 Rupee - Muhammad Yaqub Kabul mint

1 Rupee - Muhammad Yaqub (Kabul mint) -  obverse1 Rupee - Muhammad Yaqub (Kabul mint) -  reverse

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Country Afghanistan (Barakzai dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1296-1297 (1879-1880)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1826-1925)
Composition Silver
Weight 9.1 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 533
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Persian legend, flower on obverse

Lettering: ١٢٩٦


Legend in Persian

Lettering: ١٢٩٦




Mohammad Yaqub Khan (1849 – November 15, 1923) was Emir of Afghanistan from February 21 to October 12, 1879. He was the son of the previous ruler, Sher Ali Khan

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1296 (1879)  100% ١٢٩٦
1297 (1880)  44% ١٢٩٧, Reported, not confirmed

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