Item #3465, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, AR abbasi, VERY RARE (RR) Kerman mint, DATED AH1182

World Coins -   Item #3465, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, AR abbasi, VERY RARE (RR) Kerman mint, DATED AH1182
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Karim Khan Zand
 
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

Reign AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
Denomination AR abbasi (4-shahi)
Date Struck AH 1182 (1768 AD)
Mint Kerman (dar-al-aman) VERY RARE MINT (RR)
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�, with the date.
Reverse mint inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" on top.
Weight 4.46 gr.
Diameter 22 mm.
Reference KM #522 (type C), Album #2800 type C
Grade choice Very Fine
Comments Karim Khan never took the title of "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: 3465
US$ 120.00
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  • CHF 119.08
  • CAD 160.72

Rates for: 12/17/18

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