Coins

Persian Coins are highly collectible and becoming increasingly hard to find outside the country.  These guides are great for beginners and pros alike -- handy references for learning more about these coins and their value!  Click on a picture to view an enlarged image.

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9640424384 Amini, Amin. Tarikh va Sekke dar Payane Empratooreye Sasani (History and Coin at the end of the Sasanian Empire). 375 pages, col ill, 24 cm. Historical overview of Persian coins with many illustrations and photographs, both color and B&W. Text is entirely in Persian. Tehran: Amini, 2008. 375 pages. Hardcover with imperfect binding that could easily be repaired by a professional.

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

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$75.00

9640604057 Amini, Amin. Hormoz-e Chaharan: 12 Sal Sartanad, 13 Sal Sekke hamra ba Sal Shomare Kamele Tarikhe Iran (Hormozd IV: 12 Years Reign, 13 Years Coins with Iran's History Calendar). 206 pages, ill, 24 cm. A well-illustrated historical overview of Persian coins.  Includes bibliographical references.  Text entirely in Persian. Tehran: Ketab Khane-ye Melli Iran, 2005. Hardcover.

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

2 $42.00

9649922348

Babloon, Ernest. Sekkeha-ye Irani dar durane Hakhamaneshi (Coins of the Achaemenid Period). 635 pages, col ill, 24 cm. Originally written by Ernest Babloon, Curator of the Museum of Coins, Medals and Antiquities in Paris; translated into Persian by Malikzadeh Bayani and Dr. Khan Babayi. The text of this edition is entirely in Persian. This volume also includes a table of hieroglyphics, which would be very useful for historians and coin identification.  Tehran: Pazineh Press, 1st Edition Persian Year 1388 (CE 2009).

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $79.99

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9646357946

Bagloo, Morteza. Sikkah’ha-yi Siraf (Coins of Siraf). 200 pages, ill., 24 cm. A survey of coins found at the site of the ancient city of Siraf. Includes bibliographical references. Text in Persian with select bibliography in English. Bushihr: Bunyad-i Iran’shinasi-i Sha`bah-i Ustan-i Bushihr, 2006. Softcover. 3 $24.99

9649922614

Moqadam, Hamid Reza Alizadeh. Sikkeha-ye Oljaytu (Oljaytu Coins). 88 pages, col ill, 24 cm. A guide to the coins issued under Oljaytu Khan, the eighth of the Il-Khan rulers.  Includes a family tree of the Il-Khans, descendants of conqueror Genghis Khan.  Text entirely in Persian. Tehran:  Pazineh Publications, 1388 (CE 2009). Softcover. 2 $29.99

123438902

9640674613

Pakzadian, Hasan. Tarikh va gahshumari dar sikkah’ha-yi Sasani (A Chronological Study in Sasanian Coins). 270 pages, ill, map, 24 cm. A well-researched review of Sassanian Era coins with many illustrations and photos. Includes bibliographical references.  Text entirely in Persian. Tehran: Pakzadian, 2005. Hardcover. 

Package dimensions: 10" x 7" x 3"  Weight: 2-3 pounds.

1 $55.00

9640411193

Pakzadian, Hasan. Sikkaha-yi Elami (Elamite Coins). 64 pages, col ill, 24 cm. An overivew of Elamite-era coins with many illustrations and photos, including 16 pages of full-color plates.  The text is mostly in Persian (160 pages) with 32 pages of text in English (color plate captions are in both languages). Tehran: Pakzadian, 2007. Softcover.   1 $57.00

9640414941

Pakzadian, Hasan. Rahnam-e-ye Moalem dar Barasi-ye Muzui (Guide Book for Teachers in Subjective Investigation of Iranian Coins). 64 pages, ill, 24 cm. An overivew of ancient Iranian coins with many illustrations and photos.  Text entirely in Persian. Tehran: Pakzadian, 2007. Softcover. 2 $27.00

9649922355

Qaini, Farzaneh. Sikkhah-yi Safavid (Safavid Coins). 176 pages, ill, 24 cm. A guide to the coins issued during the Safavid Dynasty.  Includes a family tree of the Safavid Dynasty, along with a political history and geography, religious practices, economics, and the art of minting coins.  It is a fairly comprehensive guide to Safavid coins, especially the coins commemorating the shahs. Some pictures are more clear than others.  It depends to a great extent on the condition of the coins when they were found.  Many images are enlarged to show detail, and all of the illustrations are in black and white. The text is entirely in Persian with an Abstract in English. Tehran:  Pazineh Publications, 1388 (CE 2009). Softcover. 4 $29.99

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