Item #34151, Islamic silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, Rupi (10-shahi), Mazandaran mint (NOT DATED) Type A, KM #512, Album #2793 type A (SCARCE)

World Coins - Item #34151, Islamic silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, Rupi (10-shahi), Mazandaran mint (NOT DATED) Type A, KM #512, Album #2793 type A (SCARCE)
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR Rupi (10-shahi)
Date StruckNot Dated (but struck in the North 1172-75)
MintMazandaran  SCARCE 
ObverseIn Farsi the legend reads: Shod Aftab-O-Mah, zar-O-sim dar Jahan /az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-oz-Zamman, meaning; the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi'iat leader) the owner of the time. With mint but no date engraved.
ReverseThe usual Shi'a kalima
Weight11.43 gr.
Diameter22 mm.
ReferenceKM #512 (type A), Album #2793 type A
Gradegood VF (reverse is double struck)
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of "King", he was one of Nadir's general who tried to unite the land after Nadir's sudden death. He rebuilt the country. 
Price SKU: 34151
US$ 88.00
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