Item #3472, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Rasht (1185AH) Type C, KM #523

World Coins -    Item #3472, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Rasht (1185AH) Type C, KM #523
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Karim Khan Zand
 
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

Reign AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
Denomination AR 2-abbasi (8-shahi)
Date Struck AH1185 (AD1772)
Mint Rasht (dar-ol-Marz)
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�..
Reverse mint & date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" on top.
Weight 9.27 gr.
Diameter 25x24 mm.
Reference KM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
Grade VF+
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
World Coins -    Item #3472, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Rasht (1185AH) Type C, KM #523
Price SKU: 3472
US$ 57.00
  • € 49.09
  • £ 43.75
  • AUD 77.53
  • CHF 57.00
  • CAD 75.55

Rates for: 07/18/18

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