ITEM #34156, PERSIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, RASHT mint (NO DATE) TYPE A, KM #511, ALBUM 2798, SCARCE TYPE/RARE mint

World Coins - ITEM #34156, PERSIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, RASHT mint (NO DATE) TYPE A, KM #511, ALBUM 2798, SCARCE TYPE/RARE mint
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR abbasi (4-shahi)
Date Struck
DATE Missing
MintRASHT رشت
ObverseIn Farsi the legend reads: شد افتاب و ماه زر و سیم در جهان/ازسکه امام بحق صاحب الزمان "Shod Afta'b-O-Ma'h, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-az-Zamman", meaning; the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi'a leader) the owner of the time. With mint.
Reversethe usual Shi'a formula
Weight4.55 gr.
Diameter21 mm.
ReferenceKM #511 (type A), Album #2798 type A (SCARCE TYPE/RARE MINT)
Gradegood Very Fine
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of a "King", he was one of Nadir's general who tried to unite Iran after Nadir's sudden death. He rebuilt Iran. For more information on him and Zand Family please go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zand_dynasty
Price SKU: 34156
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