Item #32232 Safavid (Iranian Dynasty) Tahmasp I (AH 930-984) silver 2-shahi , Ja'far-Abad mint, AH979, Album (3) #A2606 (SCARCE mint)

World Coins -          Item #32232 Safavid (Iranian Dynasty) Tahmasp I (AH 930-984) silver 2-shahi , Ja'far-Abad mint, AH979, Album (3) #A2606 (SCARCE mint)
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SAFAVID  
 Shah Tahmasp I 

Reign

AH930-984/AD1524-1578

Denomination

AR silver 2-Shahi

Date Struck

AH 979 (AD1573)

Mint

Ja'far-Abad (now known as Darband*, an area in northern part of Tehran).

Obverse

Full titles and the name of the ruler around a cartouche with mint and date inside on the lower left.

Reverse

The usual Shi’a legend in the center with the names of 12 Shi’a imams around it.

Weight

4.57 gr.

Diameter

22 mm.

Reference

Album's Checklist (3 ed.) #A2606. Farahbakhsh lists two examples 2-shahi for tis mint (#34.7 & 8) 

Grade

VF+

Comments

Tahmasp I, son of Isma’il I, is one of the longest ruling monarchs in the history of Iran.

* Nadir Shah minted silver coins in Darband.

Price SKU: 32232
US$ 45.00
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Rates for: 01/17/18

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