The Iranian Bahar Azadi gold coin is a modern coin minted by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Coins were first minted in 1979 and have been released sporadically since.
The Azadi has the same gold content as the British Sovereign, but is 0.900 fine rather than 22ct.
The Iranian 1 Azadi Gold Coin includes a representation of Ruhollah Khomeini, the Ayatollah who established the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The converse of the coin includes a mosque plan and calligraphic content perusing 'The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran' and 'Bahar Azadi'.
These coins weigh 8.13g and are 900.0 Fine Gold.
Each coin contains 0.2354 Troy Ounces of Fine Gold.
Printed by The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Distance across: 22mm.
Struck to Bullion Finish.
The Bahar Azadi coin was first printed in 1979 after the Iranian Revolution and supplanted the Pahlavi coin which was named for the Iranian Royal family, the past controlling system in Iran. The name of the coin means "The Spring of Freedom" and represents independence from the government.