Item #3477, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Shiraz (1181AH) Type C, KM #523

World Coins -    Item #3477, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Shiraz (1181AH) 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 AH1181 (AD1767)
Mint Shiraz (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�..
Reverse mint & the date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" on top.
Weight 9.19 gr.
Diameter 20 x 22 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 #3477, IRANIAN silver coin, Karim Khan Zand, 2-Abbasi, Shiraz (1181AH) Type C, KM #523
Price SKU: 3477
US$ 53.00
  • € 43.34
  • £ 38.51
  • AUD 66.65
  • CHF 51.11
  • CAD 65.84

Rates for: 01/16/18

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