Tag Archive for: Qara Qoyunlu

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Qara Qoyunlu, Silver Tanka (5.09g), No Date

Jahanshah, Qara Qoyunlu Bey in Azerbaijan, Iraq and central Iran AH 841-872/AD 1438-1467 A 2493, Extremely Fine Lahijan mint, citing Jahanshah as al-sultan al-a’zam, mint name in central cartouche; Reverse, Sunni Kalima in central square,…
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Qara Qoyunlu, Silver Heavy Tanka (8.56g), AH 837

temp. Aspan, Qara Qoyunlu Bey in Baghdad AH 837-844/AD 1434-1440 Cf. SICA-9, 377ff; A 2486, Very Fine Baghdad mint. Anonymous inscription naming Shi’ite imams al-Hasan (b. ‘Ali) and al-Husayn (b. ‘Ali) as sibtan rassul Allah (“grandsons…
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Qara Qoyunlu, Silver Tanka (4.62g), No Date

Qara Iskandar, Qara Qoyunlu Bey in Azerbaijan AH 823-841/AD 1420-1438 A 2492 on 2470, Fine No mint, man iltaja'a illa al-haqq naja, "he who takes refuge in the Truth (God) is saved", in a plain rectangle countermarked on silver tanka…
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Qara Qoyunlu, Silver Tanka (5.34g), AH 814

Qara Yusuf, Qara Qoyunlu Bey in Azerbaijan and Iraq AH 809-823/AD 1406-1420 (2nd reign) SICA-9, 322; A 2478, Very Fine Bidlis mint. Within looped 18-lobe, Qara Yusuf named as Yusuf Noyan with title al-sultan al-a’zam, his son Pir Budaq…