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Islamic Dynasties: Safavid, Tahmasp II, AD 1135-1145 / AH 1722-1732, silver 20 shahi (27.05g, 50mm)....

2013 January 6-7 Ancient & World Coin Signature Auction - New York #3021

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 7, 2013
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Location: Waldorf Astoria
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Description:
Perfect Medallic 20 Shahi
Safavid, Tahmasp II, AD 1135-1145 / AH 1722-1732, silver 20 shahi (27.05g, 50mm). Tabriz AH 1135, A-A2689. Same dies as Rabino-26, which is misattributed as a gold presentation coin of Isfahan 1135. An almost impossibly perfect specimen, perfectly struck on a well-prepared flan. Choice Mint State.

This example is in almost perfect condition, nearly uncirculated and never mounted, as though it was held securely for centuries by the family that received it as a reward.

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