abbasi definition

  • noun:
    • A silver coin of Persia, through the sixteenth century, worth about twenty cents.
    • A Persian device of fat, comparable to more or less 12.8 oz.
    • An Afghan bronze coin from early 20th century, equivalent to four shahi.
    • An unit of measurement for Afghan postage stamps.
    • title of a silver money formerly present in Persia.
    • The 20-copeck silver piece circulating in Russia, weighing about 61 grains, .500 fine, and really worth about 8½ cents.
    • additionally written abassi, abassis.
    • an ongoing, subsidiary money of Afghanistan, comparable to 2 sanars or dollars.

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