Qajar, Mohammed Ali Shah, Portrait, 1000 Dinar, AH1326 KM#1015

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Nice portrait coin missing in the index.
The 2 of the year has not been cut very accurately. Could be mistaken as a 3.
Weight: 4.66gr
Size: 23mm


Dear maudry, your coin:
Qajar, Muhammad Ali Shah, 1326 AH (1908 AD), 1000 dinar, Silver, Tehran mint, KM 1015 (AH 1324-1327/1907-1909 AD)
Obverse (First photo): Uniformed bust facing three-quarters left within wreath:
السلطان محمد علی شاه قاجار , "al-Sultan Muhammad Ali Shah Qajar" in the center circle with wreath. Date is at the bottom " ۱۳۲۶  1326 ".
Reverse (Second photo): Crown above sun & lion holding sword in center within wreath, denomination is at the bottom " 1000 dinar یکهزار دینار ".
Muhammad Ali Shah Qajar (محمدعلی شاه قاجار‎), Shah of Iran from 8 January 1907 to 16 July 1909. He was the sixth shah of the Qajar Dynasty. He died on 5 April 1925 (buried in the Shrine of Imam Husayn, Karbala, Iraq). Every Shah of Persia since Mohammad Ali has died in exile.
His son and successor, Ahmad Shah Qajar was the last sovereign of the Qajar dynasty.

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