Item #3421, Persian silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, Abbasi, Shiraz (1166AH) Type A, KM #511 RARE TYPE!!

World Coins - Item #3421, Persian silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, Abbasi, Shiraz (1166AH) Type A, KM #511 RARE TYPE!!
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ZAND
�Karim Khan 

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR Abbasi (4-shahi)
Date StruckAH1166 (the very first year of ruler's reign), see the comment below
MintShiraz (the Capital)
Obverse

In Farsi the legend reads: �� Shod Afta�b-O-Ma�h, 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�a leader) the owner of the time�. the mint: and the date.

Reversethe usual Shiite formula
Weight4.6 gr.
Diameter21mm.
Reference

KM #511 (type A), Album #2798 type A (scarce)

Gradenicely frosted VF+/XF with about 10% flatness
Comments

�The reason for the rarity of this coin is that ii was minted on the very first year of Karim's reign. For this year and the type only coins from Qazvin, Isfahan and Shiraz are reported.

Price SKU: 3421
US$ 70.00
  • € 61.56
  • £ 54.84
  • AUD 97.06
  • CHF 69.56
  • CAD 93.76

Rates for: 12/07/18

Ships from: Canada
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