ITEM #34141, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, SHIRAZ (DATED 1180AH) TYPE C, KM #522, ALBUM 2800, NICE STRIKE AND FLAWLESS FLAN

World Coins - ITEM #34141, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, ABBASI, SHIRAZ (DATED 1180AH) TYPE C, KM #522, ALBUM 2800, NICE STRIKE AND FLAWLESS FLAN
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Karim Khan Zand

AH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)

ReignAH 1166-1193 (AD1753-1779)
DenominationAR abbasi (4-shahi)
Date StruckAH1180 (AD1767)
MintShiraz (dar-ol-Elm) دارالعلم شیراز (the Capital)
Obverse
In Farsi the legend reads: “ Shod Afta’b-O-Ma’h, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-oz-Zamman ”, meaning; “the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam (the 12th Shi’a leader) the owner of the time”.
شد آفتاب و ماه زر و سیم در جهان/ از سکه امام بحق صاحب الزمان
Reversemint & date inside cartouche with ruler's evocation یا کریم "ya karim" on top visible.
Weight4.64 gr.
Diameter23 x 21 mm.
ReferenceKM #522 (type C), Album #2800 type C
Gradegood Very Fine/Extra fine, nice deep strike and flawless flan
CommentsKarim Khan never took the title of "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: 34141
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