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Offline saro

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Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
« 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
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Re: Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018, 01:24:34 PM »
I presume the symbolism is something like the cock keeping time and announcing the new year?

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Re: Iran, Nowruz (new year) token 1333 SH / cock
« Reply #2 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.
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