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1 Rupee - Dost Muhammad Kabul mint

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October 31, 1844
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Mirza Firuz Shah
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Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

1 Rupee - Dost Muhammad Kabul mint

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Obverse

Persian Legend: Khaliq - Akbar Amir Dost Muhammad sikkah 1270 (1854 AD)


Lettering: ١٢٧٠


Edge

Plain


Value 1 Rupee (1)


Currency Rupee (1747-1925)


Composition Silver (.925)


Weight 9.1 g


Diameter 22 mm


Shape Round


Comments

Dost Mohammad Khan (December 23, 1793 – June 9, 1863) was the founder of the Barakzai dynasty and one of the prominent rulers of Afghanistan during the First Anglo-Afghan War. He became Emir of Afghanistan from 1826 to 1839 and then from 1845 to 1863. This coin is from his second reign.


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Very good information.

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