2 Rupees - Shujā


Country Afghanistan (Durrani dynasty)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1218-1219 (1804-1805)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 2 Rupees (2)
Currency Rupee (1747-1826)
Composition Silver
Weight 23 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 254
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


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.

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.

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

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

A member of this site wants to exchange this coin: collectorpk

Feedback: none
Country: Pakistan
Languages : English Hindi Urdu
Numista Rarity index: 93 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin and 100 meaning a rare coin among Numista members.

» Buy coins from Afghanistan

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add information about this coin
Match coins from past online sales
Catalog Afghanistan 2 Rupees - Shujā