Islamic Dynasties: Safavid, Husayn I, AH 1105-1135 / AD 1694-1722, silver 10 shahi (17.97g, 48mm)....
Spectacular Strike, ToningSafavid, Husayn I, AH 1105-1135 / AD 1694-1722, silver 10 shahi (17.97g, 48mm). Isfahan AH 1118, presentation type, A-A2677, almost certainly the finest example still in existence. Magnificent iridescent toning. Choice Mint State.
A magnificent example of a presentation type bearing the name of Sultan Husayn and the mint & date in the central area of the obverse, surrounded by the names of the 12 Shi'a Imams, the Shi'a kalima on the reverse. Similar to the Ashmolean specimen SICA 9:187, which is dated AH 1117.
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