A. M. writes: I have a pre-Khomani Iranian Gold coin. I think it’s called a pahalavi or something like that. Is it worth anything more the than gold content?
Yes, some are, especially from the 1930’s with the portrait of the Shah’s father. The 1/2 Pahlavi, for example, of 1931-1940 are quite scarce and bring a significant premium over the gold content.