Pick: #21 , The Banknote Book: B301
Afghanistan. Bank of Afghanistan (Da Afghanistan Bank). 1939 Issues. Undated SH1315 (1939). Dimensions: 143 x 70 mm. Material: paper. Watermark: Muhammad Zahir. No security thread. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Company. Front and back printing in brown and green. Description: texts in Arabic language. First portrait of King Muhammad Zahir. Frame decorated with the value in Arabic and Western numerals. Coat of arms in the center. Back: texts in Arabic and English. Guilloche frame. Value in Arabic and Western numerals. View of the colossal statue of Buddha in Bamiyan (destroyed by the Taliban).