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Afsharids, 'Adil Shah or 'Ali Shah Afshar, 1160/1 AH, AR abbasi (4 Shahi), Tabriz mint (AH 1160-1161/1747-1748 AD)
Weight 4.58 gm
Diameter 22 mm
Metal Silver
Obverse: Couplet in Farsi, " گشت رايج به حكم لم يزلي \ سكه سلطنت بنام علی  ", Gast rayej be-hokm-e lam-yazli / sekka-ye sultanat be-nam-e 'Ali, meaning, "By order of the Eternal One, coins of the sultanate in the name of 'Ali have become current". The mint is at the bottom " Zarb Tabriz ضرب تبريز  " and the date is not visible.
Reverse: Shiite Kalima: " لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله علی ولی الله  ", La ilah illa Allah / Muhammad rasul Allah ĎAli wali Allah, with the names of 12 Shiite Imams around in margin.

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Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".