ITEM #34116, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, SHIRAZ MINT, AH 1183/AD 1769, TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796

World Coins - ITEM #34116, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, SHIRAZ MINT, AH 1183/AD 1769, 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 Struck
AH 1183 (AD 1769)
MintShiraz دارالعلم شیراز (The Capital)
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. with date.
Reversemint and date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation "ya Karim" یا کریم on top.
Weight9.20 gr.
Diameter22 mm.
ReferenceKM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
Gradegood Extra Fine, nice well centred strike!
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: 34116
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