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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1915,0407.88

  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Arabic inscription within a plain and a dotted circle with floral ornament.
    (reverse) Arabic and Persian inscription within a plain and a dotted circle with floral ornament.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1624 (AH 1034)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 7.52 grammes
    • Diameter: 20 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Arabic
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Arabic and Persian
      • Inscription Content

        بنده شاه ولایت
        عباس ١٠٣۴
        ضرب بغداد
      • Inscription Transliteration

        bandeh-ye shah-e velayat
        'abbas
        zariba baghdad
      • Inscription Translation

        the subject of the kingdom of 'Ali
        'Abbas 1034
        Struck Baghdad
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Arabic
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Arabic
      • Inscription Content

        لا اله الا الله
        محمد رسول الله
        علی ولی الله
      • Inscription Transliteration

        la ilah illa allah
        muhammad rasul allah
        'ali wali allah
      • Inscription Translation

        There is no god but God
        Muhammad is the Messenger of God
        'Ali is the Governor of the Kingdom of God
  • Bibliography

    • BMC Oriental (Shahs of Persia) 207 bibliographic details
    • Canby 2009 30, p.72 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2009 19 Feb-14 Jun, BM, Round Reading Room, 'Shah 'Abbas: The Remaking of Iran'

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1915

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1915,0407.88

Silver coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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