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Modern Asian coins, pseudo coins and trade tokens => Iran and Afghanistan => Civic issues => Topic started by: saro on November 28, 2020, 04:39:24 PM

Title: Civic copper of Shamakhi / peacock
Post by: saro on November 28, 2020, 04:39:24 PM
4,46g / 19-20mm
ضرب شماخی / zarb Shamakhi " (persian province of Azerbaijan)
Peacock to left with three-pointed symbol on its back
undated (?) coin, likely  struck at Qajar era.
Title: Re: Civic copper of Shamakhi / peacock
Post by: saro on December 03, 2020, 10:16:13 AM
a similar coin on Zeno shows the date : "1205 AH" , so this coin has been struck under Qasim Khan Sarkar, khan of Shirvan in 1204-1210 AH, under the Qajar suzerainty of Aga Muhammad Khan.