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Commemorative coins of Norouz
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi era

 

Commemorative coin of Norouz on the eve of the Persian new year. This type of coin was minted in 1950s until 1960s.

Obverse: (Right), Wreath of laurel, the Pahlavi crown and a religious quotation in Arabic: "Laa fataa ellaa Ali, Laa saif ella Zolfaghaar" (There is no hero Like Imam Ali and No sword like Zolfaghar)

Reverse: (Left), Portrait of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Queen farah Pahlavi. Persian script: " Norouz 1335" (Norouz 1956).


Commemorative coin of Norouz on the eve of the Persian new year. This type of coin was minted from 1971 until 1978. This coin was granted by the shah to the courtiers on the new year's receiving ceremony in Golestan Palace.

Obverse: (Left), Portrait of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Persian script: " Alaahazrat  homaayoun Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Aryamehr Shahanshah-e Iran" (H.I.M Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Aryamehr the king of kings of Iran). Date: 2537 Shahanshahi / 1978 A.D.

Reverse: (Right), Imperial coat of arms of the Pahlavi king. Persian script: " Norouz-e 2537" (New year of 1978). Date: 2537 Shahanshahi / 1978 A.D.


Commemorative coin of Norouz on the eve of the Persian new year. This type of coin was minted since 1971 until 1978. This coin was granted by the queen in the Royal ceremonies of the new year.

Obverse: (Left), Portrait of Queen Farah. Persian script: " Olyaahazrat  Farah Pahlavi Shahbanou-ye Iran" (H.R.M Queen Farah Pahlavi  the empress of Iran). Date: 2537 Shahanshahi / 1978 A.D.

Reverse: (Right), Imperial crest of the queen. Persian script: " Norouz-e 2537" (New year of 1978). Date: 2537 Shahanshahi / 1978 A.D.


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