Author Topic: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint  (Read 985 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline capnbirdseye

  • Vic
  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6 320
Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« on: April 03, 2016, 06:09:45 PM »
Iran, Civic copper Falus, Teheran mint,     16.76g


looks more like a Turkey but I expect it is a Peacock
Vic

Offline saro

  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3 464
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2016, 10:17:53 AM »
looks more like a Turkey but I expect it is a Peacock

This coin is illustrated in "Persian Copper Coins"/ Bahram Alaedini with this description : "peacock with open wings" (18.1g / 1240 AH)
Struck at time of Fath 'Ali Qajar.
"All I know is that I know nothing" (Socrates)

Offline saro

  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3 464
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2016, 03:55:41 PM »
Did you see the two eyes which look at you ? 8)
(at 9'oclock on the "R" of Teheran & with a 90° rotation : remains of the sun face of the previous coin on which this one has been overstruck
"All I know is that I know nothing" (Socrates)

Offline capnbirdseye

  • Vic
  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6 320
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2016, 04:11:42 PM »
Did you see the two eyes which look at you ? 8)
(at 9'oclock on the "R" of Teheran & with a 90° rotation : remains of the sun face of the previous coin on which this one has been overstruck

I hadn't noticed but I see it now  :o , I still think it looks more like a Turkey
Vic

Offline saro

  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3 464
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2016, 05:47:03 PM »
This coin is illustrated in "Persian Copper Coins"/ Bahram Alaedini with this description : "peacock with open wings"
the picture is attached to get idea...
turkeys haven't crest on head...
"All I know is that I know nothing" (Socrates)

Offline capnbirdseye

  • Vic
  • Moderator
  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6 320
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2016, 09:40:16 PM »
I was looking at what appears to be a Turkeys 'Snood' hanging down on my coin  :D
Vic

Offline maudry

  • Honorary Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1 021
Re: Iran, Civic Falus, Teheran mint
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2020, 10:03:31 PM »
Here is my coin.
The year is clearlz AH1230.
Size: 23mm
Weight: 18.60gr