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TLS 2836
TLS 2836

Seal of Nasir al-Din Shah

TLS 2836

Iran

dated 1264 AH (1848 AD)

TLS 2836

Seal of Nasir al-Din Shah

TLS 2836

Iran

dated 1264 AH (1848 AD)

carnelian, wheel cut

inscribed in nasta‘liq script

4.5 x 3.2cm

The seal is inscribed, ‘He is Almighty. Sovereignty is God's. The helper of the religion of Muhammad Nasir al-Din became king. His seal became like rings out of the Sun and the Moon 1264 [1848 AD]’.

This is the first seal of the Qajar ruler after his accession to throne.