• 5 Afghanis 1961, KM# 955, Afghanistan, Mohammed Zahir Shah
  • 5 Afghanis 1961, KM# 955, Afghanistan, Mohammed Zahir Shah
Obverse

Mohammed Zahir Shah (October 15, 1914 – July 23, 2007) was the last King of Afghanistan, reigning for four decades, from 1933 until he was ousted by a coup in 1973. Following his return from exile, he was given the title 'Father of the Nation' in 2002, which he held until his death.

Translation: Mohammed Zahir * Afghanistan *
Years in Arabic Solar Hejira calendar (SH) and Lunar Islamic Hejira calendar (AH): ١٣۴٠ and ١٣٨١ (1340 and 1381).

* محمد ظاهر * دافغانستان
۱۳۴۰ ۱۳۸۱

Reverse

Wheat sprigs flank denomination (Five 5 Afghanis).

پنج
۵
افغانی

Edge
Characteristics
Material Nickel Plated Steel
Weight 8.04 g
Diameter 29.2 mm
Thickness 1.96 mm
Shape round
Alignment Coin

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