ITEM #34105, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KIRMAN MINT (DATELESS) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796. SCARCE MINT but still affordable!!

World Coins - ITEM #34105, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KIRMAN MINT (DATELESS) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796. SCARCE MINT but still affordable!!
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR 2-abbasi (8-shahi)
Date StruckNO DATE (this mint generally is dateless)
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 inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" یا کریم on top.
Weight9.18 gr.
Diameter23 mm.
ReferenceKM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
GradeVery Fine. nice strike! nice round flan
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: 34105
US$ 35.00
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  • CHF 31.40
  • CAD 42.08

Cotation au: 05/18/21

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