Item #35268 Qajar (Iranian Dynasty), Fath’Ali Shah (AH 1212-1250), SCARCE silver Riyal, Mashhad Mint, 1244 AH, Exceptionally impressive on a very broad flan!!!

World Coins - Item #35268 Qajar (Iranian Dynasty), Fath’Ali Shah (AH 1212-1250), SCARCE silver Riyal, Mashhad Mint, 1244 AH, Exceptionally impressive on a very broad flan!!!
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 QAJAR 


Fath'Ali Shah
 

Reign

AH 1212-1250 (AD 1797-1834)

Denomination

AR Riyal (or Qiran?) see my note below*

Date Struck

AH 1244 (AD 1828)

Mint

Mashhad (Northeastern Iran) ضرب مشهد امام علیه السلام

Obverse

In Farsi reads: sekkeh Fath'Ali Shah, khosrow sahibqeran" سکه فتحعلی شه خسرو صاحبقران

Reverse

Mint's name and date in the dotted center.

Weight

9.09 gr.

Diameter

25 x 28 mm. Very broad and an unusual flan for type E

Reference

KM #712 type E, Album #2893 scarce

Grade

good very fine

Comments

*This is a very unusual piece; it is a qiran type but weighs up to much earlier rial standard. The weight is 1 and 1/3 of a normal qiran for its date. It is only minted in Mashhad and I believe it must have been a special issuance for presentation in a religious context.



Price SKU: 35268
US$ 125.00
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  • CAD 155.29

Rates for: 01/16/18

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