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Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« on: January 29, 2016, 06:36:40 PM »
4,6g / 15mm
with full mintname and date off ("zarb abushir")
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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2016, 07:29:07 PM »
What's the date (roughly)?

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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2016, 08:04:45 PM »
This coin listed by Valentine is dated 1270 AH  (in time of Nasir al-din Shah Qajar).
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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2016, 10:43:26 PM »
I have two of these, both dated 1270 H (below the inscription on the reverse).

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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2016, 08:44:41 AM »
Interesting post, thank you :)
It is one of the smaller iranian civic coins, all with the same date, it seems.
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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2016, 10:32:16 AM »
Another...

(one I'd managed to identify all on my own :))
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....

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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2016, 10:48:21 AM »
Yes, that one's beautifully clear!

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Re: Iran, civic copper of Bushire (Abushehr / Bushahr) lion - KM2
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2016, 07:06:31 PM »
Another...one I'd managed to identify all on my own :)

like Lucky Luke," the man who shoots faster than his shadow", you have had the reply before you put the question ! :D
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