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The Kian Collection - Part 2

(Hammered Persian Coins from 916 until 1295 AH)

IRAN Safavid Dynasty


Starting price 500 CHF
Opening bid 500 CHF

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Soltan Hosayn, 1105-1135 AH (1694-1722). 2 Abbasi 1123 AH (1711), Isfahan Mint. 13.00 g. Presentation type. Album B2677 (note). KM 270 (as 2 1/2 Shahi). Sehr selten / Very rare. Gutes sehr schön / Good very fine. Fassungsspuren auf Avers / Traces of jewelry on obverse.

Purchased from M. Saffar, London, in 1998.

Some examples of this type weigh in the range of 8.5 grams and appear to be a somewhat reduced weight 5 shahi coin. In any case, many donative issues do not adhere accurately to the weight standard for circulating coins.

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