Afghanistan: `Abd al-Rahman (AH1297-1319, 1880-1901 AD), Rupee, AH1302, Kabul

Started by Arminius, June 20, 2010, 11:32:35 AM

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Arminius

Hello,

this looks like a dated rupee - regnal year or AH 13.. ?



Silver Rupee (19-20 mm / 9,08 g),
Obv.: , AH 1304(?).

thanks

Overlord

Dear Arminius

The reverse needs to be rotated as follows.


This looks like an Afghan Rupee of `Abd al-Rahman (AH1297-1319, 1880-1901 AD) (of Barakzai Dynasty), dated AH1302. The calligraphy looks very crude to me though.

Figleaf

Looks a lot like a Kabul rupee (KM 544.1), except for the missing border.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.