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Coins of Shah Reza Pahlavi era
First series - 1 9 2 6

Here are the first coin series under the reign of Reza Shah pahlavi. In this mintage, the former style of the Qajar era especially with the Kiani crown is used and the name of the Pahlavi king is mentioned at the reverse of the coins. The currency unit is still the same as the qajar era, except for the gold coins in which Pahlavi unit is used instead of Toomaan. Such coins were minted in 1305-1306 (1926-1927).

 



1000  Dinars

Left: Obverse of a silver 1000 Dinars coin minted in 1306/1927. Note the Kiani crown .

Right: Reverse. script: 'Reza Shah-e Pahlavi shahanshah-e Iran'. The coin is minted in Tehran (minted below the wreath).


2000 Dinars

Left: Obverse of a silver 2000 Dinars coin minted in 1305/1926. Note the Kiani crown .

Right: Reverse. script: 'Reza Shah-e Pahlavi shahanshah-e Iran'. The coin is minted in Tehran (minted below the wreath).


5000 Dinars

Left: Obverse of a silver 5000 Dinars coin minted in 1305/1926. Note that Kiani crown is not mentioned on the obverse.

Right: Reverse. script: 'Reza Shah-e Pahlavi shahanshah-e Iran'. Note the Kiani crown at the top. The word Tehran is not minted below the wreath in this denomination.


1 Pahlavi

This is a 1 Pahlavi minted for the first time that is equal to 1 Toomaan gold coin of Qajar era. Note the Kiani crown on both sides.

Left: Obverse of a 1 Pahlavi gold coin minted in 1305/1926. 

Right: Reverse. script: 'Reza Shah-e Pahlavi shahanshah-e Iran'. The word Tehran is not minted below the wreath.


 

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