ITEM #34104, Islamic SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KIRMAN MINT (AH 1182) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796. SCARCE MINT and blundered date

World Coins - ITEM #34104, Islamic SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KIRMAN MINT (AH 1182) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796. SCARCE MINT and blundered date
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR 2-abbasi (8-shahi)
Date StruckAH 1(18)2 (AD 1768) (this mint generally is dateless, this one has 1 & 2 visible!)
MintKIRMAN کرمان (SCARCE)
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.
Weight8.98 gr.
Diameter23 mm.
ReferenceKM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
Gradegood Very Fine. nice strike!
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of a "King", he was one of Nadir's general who tried to unite the country after Nadir's sudden death.
Prix SKU: 34104
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