Item #35345 Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (AH 1193-1211) Silver 6-shahi (Abbasi), Rasht mint. type "A", Exceptionally rare dated abbasi (RRR+), KM #601var.

Ancient Coins -       Item #35345 Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (AH 1193-1211) Silver 6-shahi (Abbasi), Rasht mint. type "A", Exceptionally rare dated abbasi (RRR+), KM #601var.
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QAJAR �
Agha Muhammad Khan

Reign

AH 1193-1211 (AD 1779-1797)

Denomination

AR 6-shahi (abbasi) exceptionally rare example

Date Struck

AH1201 (AD 1787)

Mint

Rasht � دارالمرز رشت�

Reverse

Mint�name inside carthouche without evocation ya muhammad. Date on top center.

Obverse

In Farsi reads: be-zar sekkeh as meymant zad qaza/ be-nam-e Ali ebn-e Musa al-reza, meaning; �fate has auspiciously struck coin in precious metal in the name of Ali, son of Musa, Al-Reda�.

Weight

3.69 gr.

Diameter

22 mm.

Reference

KM #601 var. type A, Album #? (extremely rare),

Grade

Very Fine+, very sharp strike.

Comments

Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar (1742�1797) (Persian: آغا محمد خان قاجار)‎‎ was the chief of the Qajar tribe, succeeding his father Mohammad Hassan Khan, who was killed on the orders of Adil Shah. He became the Emperor/Shah of Persia in 1794 and established the Qajar dynasty. He was succeeded by his nephew, Fat′h Ali Shah Qajar.

For further information on Qajar family past and present, see Mr. Eskandari�s excellent site: http://www.qajarpages.org/qaj

Price SKU: 35345
US$ 275.00
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