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Silver bent-bars with floral punches (V-VI c. BC).

Silver bent-bars with floral punches (V-VI c. BC).

© Kabul National Mueum & French National Library.
Indo-Greek coins, silver coin of Menander I (165-130 BC).

Indo-Greek coins, silver coin of Menander I (165-130 BC).

© Kabul National Mueum & French National Library.
Indo-Scythian coins, silver coin of Azes I (57-20 BC).

Indo-Scythian coins, silver coin of Azes I (57-20 BC).

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Kushan coins, bronze coin Huvishka, son of Kanishka I (153-191 AD).

Kushan coins, bronze coin Huvishka, son of Kanishka I (153-191 AD).

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Sasanian Coins, silver coin of Shapur II (226-642 AD).

Sasanian Coins, silver coin of Shapur II (226-642 AD).

© Kabul National Museum & French National Library.
Ghaznavids (962-1186 AD), gold coin of Qiwam-al-Daulah Tughrid (444 AH).

Ghaznavids (962-1186 AD), gold coin of Qiwam-al-Daulah Tughrid (444 AH).

© Kabul National Mueum & French National Library.

Notice

Material
Metals
Type
Coins | Numismatics
Details
Antique coins, of bronze, silver and gold, are hand stamped. Pre-Islamic coins usually include the portraits of the king on one side and the divinities on the reverse. Islamic examples are decorated only with Arabic script.  |
Red List
Red List of Afghanistan Antiquities at Risk
Countries
Afghanistan
Period
Pre-Islamic