Afghanistan AH1313 abbasi KM-810

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Milled coinage was introduced to Afghanistan during the reign of Abdur Rahman (1880-1901). This abbasi was tariffed at twenty paisa or one-third of a rupee (recall that an Indian rupee was sixty four paisa). This variety has the date (1313) on the obverse; the date is also listed with the date on the reverse (KM 811).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.11 g, .500 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 810.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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