Philippe Simon's Collection


AFGHANISTAN 10 AFGHANIS ND/1921-1928 grade: aUNC cat: 8 comment: Back - French mention at left - - "Upon presentation of this note, the cash will pay to the bearer the sum of 10" added: 69 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 5 Aghanis ND/1939 grade: xf cat: 22 comment: Da Afghanistan Bank Observe : King Muhammad Zahir. Reverse : Band-e Amir National Park is Afghanistan's first national park, located in the Bamyan Province. It is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. The lakes are situated in the Hindu Kush mountains of central Afghanistan at approximately 3000 m of elevation, west of the famous Buddhas of Bamiyan. added: 2 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 5 Aghanis ND / 1948 grade: aUNC cat: 29 comment: FRONT : Mohammed Zahir Shah (16 October 1914 – 23 July 2007) was the last King of Afghanistan, reigning from 8 November 1933 until he was deposed on 17 July 1973. He established friendly relations with many countries, including with both Cold War sides, and modernized the country in the 1960s. While staying in Italy for medical treatment, Zahir Shah was overthrown in a surprise coup in 1973 by his cousin and former prime minister, Mohammed Daoud Khan, who established a republic. He remained in exile near Rome until 2002, returning to Afghanistan after the end of the Taliban regime. He was given the title Father of the Nation, which he held until his death in 2007. BACK : The Masjid Sabz or Green Mosque is a mosque in the city of Balkh added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 10 AFGHANIS ND / 1961 grade: aUNC cat: 37 comment: FRONT : Mohammad Zaher Shah BACK: Mosque of Khwajeh Muhammad Abu-Nasr, Balkh. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 20 Aghanis ND / 1961 grade: aUNC cat: 38 comment: FRONT : Mohammad Zaher Shah BACK : The iconic independence monument celebrates Afghanistan's independence from Britain in 1919. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 50 Aghanis ND / 1967 grade: VF+ cat: 43 comment: FRONT : Mohammad Zaher Shah BACK : Arg-e-Shahi (King's palace), Kabul (built in 1880). It has been used by many Afghan kings and presidents. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 100 Aghanis ND / 1967 grade: VF cat: 44 comment: FRONT : King Mohammad Zaher Shah. BACK : Mausoleum of King Nadir Shah Ghazi (1880-1933) in Kabul. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 10 AFGHANIS ND / 1978 grade: aUNC cat: 47 comment: FRONT : Mohammed Daoud Khan or Daud Khan (July 18, 1909 – April 28, 1978) was the Royal Prime Minister from 1953 to 1963. On July 17, 1973, Daoud seized power from his cousin King Zahir in a bloodless coup - Daoud and most of his family were assassinated during a coup by members of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA). The coup happened in the Arg, the former royal palace, on April 28, 1978. BACK : The arch at Qala Bist added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 50 Aghanis ND / 1990-1992 grade: aUNC cat: 57a comment: FRONT : Seal BACK : Darul Aman Palace, "abode of peace" or, in a double meaning "abode of Aman" -Today is a ruined palace (Construction began in the early 1920s) but as of 2017, progress is being made on a major project intended to fully renovate the building by 2019. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 1000 Aghanis ND / 1991 grade: aUNC cat: 61c comment: Front : Mosque at Mazār-i Sharīf. Rear : Victory Arch built by King Amānullāh Khān (1892–1960) in Kabul. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 10 000 Aghanis ND / 1993 grade: aUNC cat: 63a comment: FRONT : Mosque of Herat. BACK : Arch of Qila-e-Bost, Lashkargah. added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 1 Afghani ND / 2002 grade: aUNC cat: 64 comment: FRONT : Seal BACK : Blue Mosque, Mazar-e-Sharif added: 57 months ago
AFGHANISTAN 10 AFGHANIS ND / 2002 grade: aUNC cat: 67 comment: FRONT : Mir Wais Khan Hotak mausoleum, Kandahar. BACK : Royal Gardens and Victory Arch, Paghman. added: 57 months ago