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    Shah Enthroned

    Qajar, Fath 'Ali Shah, AH 1212-1250 / AD 1794-1834, silver sahebqeran qiran (6.85g, 24.5mm). Dar al-Saltana Isfahan AH 1241. Fath Ali seated on knees right on throne. A-"2894F", reeded edge, possibly unique in silver. Removed from mount, with edge marks and small pits at 6:00 obverse / 12:00 reverse. Extremely Fine.

    The traces of mount are to be expected, as specimens of this type were produced only for presentation, not for daily circulation. It was presumed that all donated examples, both in gold and silver, were granted to individuals who would mount them for some sort of decorative use. This particular type has never previously been reported in silver. 


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