Shah-ny Gold Coins #WCWednesday

Category: Gold, Coins, Numismatics, Coins, Facts, For Sale Published on 02 Sep, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
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This installment of #WCWednesdays brings us this lot of two Iranian 1/2 Pahlavi Gold Coins, one from 1963 and one from 1971.

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These coins depict the Shah of Iran, ruler of the Kingdom of Iran from 1941 until 1979.  Iran, historically known as Persia, has a rich history of producing gold coins.  The first gold Darics, named for their ruler Darius, were produced between 521 and 485 BC.

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The reverse depicts a crown and sun above a sword-wielding lion encircled by a wreath.

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