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Other tokens and medals => Not used for payments => Calendar luck and new year medals => Topic started by: saro on March 03, 2018, 04:47:00 PM

Title: Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
Post by: saro on March 03, 2018, 04:47:00 PM
silver / 17mm
"Nowruz Piroz" / "Ya Sahib al-Zaman" & 33 (for 1333)
at 11 o'clock the digit "4" doesn't belong to a date but symbolize the formula "peace upon him; see this thread (http://www.worldofcoins.eu/forum/index.php/topic,39386.msg249118.html#msg249118)
Title: Re: Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
Post by: Figleaf on March 11, 2018, 01:24:34 PM
I presume the symbolism is something like the cock keeping time and announcing the new year?

Peter
Title: Re: Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
Post by: saro on March 13, 2018, 09:48:43 AM
Yes Peter,  it is said that the colourful rooster brings bright and happy days, he also dissipate energy...
at least these new year "rooster" tokens dated 1333, 1334 & 1335 SH exist.