Bahar Azadi gold coin price growing in Iran
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 12
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend
A new edition of Bahar Azadi gold coin, which has been minted since 1991, was sold for 72 million rials (about $1,710) in Iran on May 12, Trend reports citing ISNA.
The price of gold coins is falling in the Iranian gold market; however, the price of this coin in the Iranian market was 69.5 million rials (about $1,650) on May 11.
Meanwhile, the previous edition of one Bahar Azadi gold coin was sold for 69 million rials (about $1,640) on April 19.
There is also ¼, ½ and other versions of the Bahar Azadi new gold coin. Half gold coin is worth 37 million rials (about $880), while a quarter of the gold coin is sold for 20.5 million rials (about $488).
After the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979, the Central Bank of Iran issued a gold coin called "Bahar Azadi" and put it up for wholesale and retail sale.
The old gold coins were minted from 1979 to 1991; afterwards, the gold coins began to be produced in a new form.