Item #35279 Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (AH 1193-1211) Silver Riyal, Tabriz (AH 1212) posthumously type "C" VERY RARE+, Album 2844, KM #612,

World Coins -   Item #35279 Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (AH 1193-1211) Silver Riyal, Tabriz (AH 1212) posthumously type "C" VERY RARE+, Album 2844, KM #612,
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Ruler�s name & His Reign: Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (AD 1779-1797)

Mint: Tabriz, 1212AH (AD1798) struck posthumously. RRR

Metal & Denomination: Silver Riyal

Size: 22 mm.

Weight: 11.48 gr.

Obverse: The legend:reads in Farsi: �Shod Afta�b-O-Ma�h, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/azsekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-oz-Zamman�, meaning; �the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi�a leader) the owner of the time�.

Reverse: minted in dar-al-saltana Tabriz with date at the bottom and evocation "ya Muhahammad" on the top center of the flan.

Reference: KM #623, Album #2839, type "C" VERY RARE

Notes: Most of the silver coins of this ruler are rare/very rare. However this one is definitely RRR. Agha Muhammad Khan was assassinated (on 21 of zi-al-hajeh 1211/ 16th of June 1797AD), only9 days short of the new lunar year of 1212. Qajar king was killed with dies ofhis new coins already made. Coins minted in some cities including Tabriz and Khuy where his crown prince Baba Khan (later Fath'Ali Shah) lived. This is oneof those rare examples that the dates on the coins of a ruler exceeded his own actual life. Many un-circulated coins must have been melted to make coins for thenew king, but this one had escaped the melting pot!!! HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PIECE


The Qajar Royal tribe are Turkoman in origin and claim descent from a certain Ka-An-Lo, through the daughter of Ka'an, a son of Genghis Khan. The tribe is divided into several branches of which the Devehlu (cameleers)and Quyunlu (shepherds) branches were the most important. The ruling house is descended from the latter. They came to prominence during the early 18th century, when the central authority in Persia had been weakened. Iran was a divided country with regional centers of power, ruled by different dynasties each in a state of continuous warfare with its neighbor. The Qajar chiefsswitched their allegiances between the Afshars and the Zands through much ofthe century. Eventually they fell out with both. Tiring of playing king makers to others, Agha Muhammad, the head of the Quyunlu branch of the Qajar tribe, defeated and deposed the Afshar and Zand. He succeeded in wresting supremepower and united the Empire under his rule as Shahanshah. His successors ruledPersia until the coup d'etat of Reza Shah ousted Ahmed Shah and established thenew Pahlavi dynasty in 1925. Cited from the Internet site:

For further information on Qajar family past and present,see Mr. Eskandari�s excellent site:

价格 品种: 35279
US$ 225.00
  • € 198.17
  • £ 170.98
  • AUD 317.05
  • CHF 224.68
  • CAD 299.73

利率: 03/20/19

发货从: Canada