ITEM #3497, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KASHAN mint (1182AH/AD 1768) TYPE C, KM #523, ALBUM 2796

World Coins - ITEM #3497, IRANIAN SILVER COIN, KARIM KHAN ZAND, 2-ABBASI, KASHAN mint (1182AH/AD 1768) 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 StruckAH1182 (AD1768)
MintKASHAN کاشان
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.
Weight9.15 gr.
Diameter24 x 22 mm.
ReferenceKM #523 (type C), Album #2796 type C
Gradegood sharp Very Fine/ Extra Fine. perfect 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: 3497
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Cotation au: 05/09/21

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