ITEM #34125, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, SHIRAZ MINT, DATED AH1176 (AD1763), TYPE B, KM #515, ALBUM 2799

World Coins - ITEM #34125, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, SHIRAZ MINT, DATED AH1176 (AD1763), TYPE B, KM #515, ALBUM 2799
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Karim Khan Zand
AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR abbasi (4-shahi)
Date Struck
AH 1176 (AD1763)
MintSHIRAZ 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. 
Reversemint and date
Weight4.61 gr.
Diameter23 mm.
ReferenceKM #515 (type B), Album #2799 type B, Farahbakhsh 277-28
Gradegood Very Fine
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: 34125
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