Author Topic: Qajar, Fath 'Ali Shah, 1246 AH, AR Qiran (Kran), Dar al-Dawla Kermanshahan mint  (Read 109 times)

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Offline aws22

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Qajar, Fath 'Ali Shah, 1246 AH, AR Qiran (Kran), Dar al-Dawla Kermanshahan mint, Type E (1212-1250 AH)(1797-1834 AD)
Weight: 6.91 gm
Diameter: 21 mm
Metal: Silver
Obverse, inside a decorated circle written in Farsi: سکه فتحعلی شه خسرو صاحبقران , Fath ‘Ali Shah Qajar Khusro Sahipqiran, meaning: “Fath ‘Ali Shah Qajar, Caesar, Sahibqiran (i.e. Possessor of an auspicious conjunction)”.
Reverse: Mint place and date inside decorated circles: ضرب دارالدوله كرمانشهان , meaning struck at abode of the state Kermanshahan. The date “ 1246 ۱۲۴۶ “ is visible above the words “ Dar al-Dawla دار الدوله “.
For Type E, the Rial was abandoned except at Mashhad and replaced by Qiran (Kran) of 1000 dinars weighing 6.91 gm.

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One can notice the two ways used to write the letter "H" of "Kermanshahan" when we refer to your previous coin of this mint .
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Thank you Saro, yes the letter " Ha ها " is written differently which is normal in calligraphy.

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