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Superb quality large silver abbasi (=4 shahi), Karim Shah Zand (1166-1193 AH / 1753-1779 AD), Tabriz mint, Persia

Superb quality large silver abbasi (=4 shahi), Karim Shah Zand (1166-1193 AH / 1753-1779 AD), Tabriz mint, Persia
Inscription in Farsi: Shod Aftab-O-Mah, zar-O-sim dar Jahan/az sekkee-ye Emam be-haqq Sahib-oz-Zamman (the Sun & the Moon became gold and silver/ from the rightful Imam the owner of the time) / Mint & date, all within an intricate floral border. Tabriz mint, dated to 1182 AH = 1768 AD. 26mm, 4.59 grams. Mitchiner's WOI 2128 var.
Karim Shah was a regent for Ismail III Safavi (1163-1169 AH). He usurped the throne in 1172 AH.
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