Author Topic: Safavids, Shah Tahmasp II, Silver Abbasi, Mashhad Muqaddas mint (1135-1144 AH)  (Read 52 times)

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Safavids, Shah Tahmasp II, Silver Abbasi, Mashhad Muqaddas mint (1135-1144 AH)(1722-1732 AD).
Weight 5.17 gm
Diameter 27 mm
Metal Silver
Obverse: In Farsi reads, " بگیتی سکه صاحبقرانی / زد از توفیق حق طهماسب ثانی”, ضرب مشهد مقدّس ", Be-giti Sikkah Sahibqirani zad az Taufiq Haqq Tahmasp Thani, meaning, “In the universe, minted the official coin/with the grace of God, Tahmasp II". Zarb-i Mashhad Muqaddas.
Reverse: Shiite formula (Kalima), “لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله علی ولی الله “, علی حسن حسین علی محمد جعفر موسی علی محمد علی حسن محمد ", La illah l’Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, ‘Ali wali Allah, with the names of twelve Imams in the margin.
Rare silver coin, nice Islamic calligraphy! Date is not visible.

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« Last Edit: May 21, 2017, 05:59:29 PM by aws22 »
Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".