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Commemorative coins of the 2500th anniversary of
 foundation of the Persian Empire

    1971     

 

Gold coins are minted in four different sizes, with the denominations of 500, 750, 1000 & 2000 Rials. Size of the 2000 Rials coin is near to a 5 Pahlavi gold coin. Backside image of the gold coins are the same as the silver ones. Gold coins are place in royal boxes with the silver sets plus a  certifying brochure. These sets are rare.

500 Rials

Front (Left): Emblem of the Lion & sun. Script: "Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Aryamehr Shahanshah-e Iran" (Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, The sun of Arians, The king of kings of Iran);  500 Rials ; 1350/1951.

Back (right): A mythic creature from  Shusha's bas-reliefs.


750 Rials

Front (Left): Emblem of the Lion & sun. Script: "Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Aryamehr Shahanshah-e Iran" (Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, The sun of Arians, The king of kings of Iran); 750 Rials ; 1350/1951.

Back (right): Emblem of the celebration.


1000 Rials

Front (Left): Emblem of the Lion & sun. Script: "Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Aryamehr Shahanshah-e Iran" (Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, The sun of Arians, The king of kings of Iran);  1000 Rials ; 1350/1951.

Back (right): Persepolis


200 Rials

Front (Left): Emblem of the Lion & sun. Script: "Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Aryamehr Shahanshah-e Iran" (Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, The sun of Arians, The king of kings of Iran); 200 Rials ; 1350/1951.

Back (right): Profile of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi & Queen Farah.

 


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