ITEM #34102, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KASHAN MINT (1187AH/AD 1773) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796.

World Coins - ITEM #34102, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KASHAN MINT (1187AH/AD 1773) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796.
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR 2-abbasi (8-shahi)
Date StruckAH1187 (AD1773)
MintKASHAN کاشان
ObverseIn Farsi the legend reads: شد افتاب و ماه زر و سیم در جهان/ازسکه امام بحق صاحب الزمان "Shod Afta'b-O-Ma'h, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-az-Zamman", meaning; the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi'a leader) the owner of the time.
Reversemint & date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" یا کریم on top.
Weight9.14 gr.
Diameter21 mm.
ReferenceKM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
Gradegood Very Fine / Extra Fine. well centre strike! nice dark toning
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of a "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
Prix SKU: 34102
US$ 46.00
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Cotation au: 05/17/21

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