1 Rupee - Mahmud Shah Peshawar mint

1 Rupee - Mahmud Shah (Peshawar mint) -  obverse1 Rupee - Mahmud Shah (Peshawar mint) -  reverse

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Country Afghanistan
Emir Mahmud Shah (1801-1803, 1809-1818)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1217-1218 (1803-1804)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Rupee (1)
Currency Rupee (1747-1925)
Composition Silver
Weight 11.35 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 719
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Legend in Persian, date (AH 1217) below
Mahmud Shah Durrani, first reign 1801 - 1803

Lettering: ١٢١٧


Legend in Persian: 'Zarb Peshawar'

Lettering: ٢

Translation: Struck at Peshawar




Weight varies 10.9 - 11.6 grams

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1217 (1803)  100% ١٢١٧ / ٢
1218 (1804)  60% ١٢١٨ / ۳

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