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2 Rupees - Shujah Shah

Features

Country Afghanistan
Emir Shujah Shah (1803-1809,1839-1842)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1218-1219 (1804-1805)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 2 Rupees (2)
Currency Rupee (1747-1925)
Composition Silver
Weight 23 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 254
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Comments

Shah Shuja' al-Mulk took the throne after ousting his own brother as emir and, in a twist of fate, was ousted by that same brother some six years later. In 1839, with the help of the British, he would again take the throne only to be assassinated several years later by Shuja ud-Daula.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1218 (1804)  100% Overstrike 1218/1
1219 (1805)  50% Unique

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