Item #35335 Qajar (Iranian Dynasty), Fath’Ali Shah (AH 1212-1250), VERY RARE silver 1/3 Riyal, Isfahan Mint, 1247 AH, Album 2890/ KM#685 (type D)

World Coins -     Item #35335 Qajar (Iranian Dynasty), Fath’Ali Shah (AH 1212-1250), VERY RARE silver 1/3 Riyal, Isfahan Mint, 1247 AH, Album 2890/ KM#685 (type D)
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 QAJAR
Fath�Ali Shah 

Reign

AH 1212-1250 (AD 1797-1834)

Denomination

AR 1/3 Riyal  VERY RARE

Date Struck

AH 1247 (AD 1831).

Mint

ISFAHAN (dar-al-saltanah) this size and type was made in Isfahan.

Obverse

In Farsi reads: �Fath'Ali Shah Qajar, al-Sultan ibn Sultan"

Reverse

Mint name and date in a well-decorated circle with dotted border..

Weight

2.93 gr.

Diameter

16 X 15 mm.

Reference

KM #685 type D, Album #2890 (Isfahan only)

Grade

Very Fine

Comments

This is a rare piece. The weight is about 1/3 of riyal reduced standard.Album states that type D was minted from 1232 to 1240, however this is clearly 1247. What he says may apply only to full riyal and not its fractions. HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PIECE!!

Price SKU: 35335
US$ 75.00
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Rates for: 04/20/18

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