Qajar, Nasir al-din Shah, Half Kran, 1273 AH, Dar Al-Khilafat Tehran mint

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aws22

Qajar, Nasir al-din Shah, Half Kran, 1273 AH, Dar Al-Khilafat Tehran mint
Nasir al-din Portrait facing left (1264-1314 AH).
Weight 2.32 gm
Diameter 16 mm
Metal Silver
Mint Dar Al-Khilafat Tehran.
Nice rare and small coin; the introduction of ruler's portrait on Qajar coins.

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

saro

I like very much this nice and popular coin with a  portrait which nevertheless looks a little like a caricature...
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aws22

Thank you Saro for passing, this coin is nice and small, fortunately the date is very clear. The portrait looks like a painting.

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