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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 1337 (1958)
Calendar Iranian - persian
Value 2 Afghanis (2 AFA)
Currency First afghani (1925-2003)
Composition Aluminium
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 24 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 949,
  • 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# 88
  • 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

Arms within wreath, circle surrounds

Reverse

Denomination within inner circle

Lettering:
دوى افغاني
٢
١٣٣٧

Translation:
Two Afghanis
2
1337

Edge

Milled

Comments

This issue was withdrawn and demonetized due to extensive counterfeiting.

actual size is 24.8 mm

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1337 (1958)  1.02 3.90 ١٣٣٧

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