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    Stunning Medallic Piece

    Qajar, Fath 'Ali Shah, AH 1212-1250 / AD 1797-1834, gold 5 toman (26.75g, 40mm). Tabriz AH 1226, presentation type with oblique hand-cut reeded edge, type U, A-T2683. Nearly Mint State.

    This remarkable presentation coin is of greatest rarity.  It shows traces of having been mounted, thus confirming its original purpose.  Very few specimens have survived, as they were undoubtedly melted to retrieve the gold.


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