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- n. A former currency of Iran (from 1825 to 1932), subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and worth one tenth of a toman.
He says ½ a rupee formed a qiran, and an anna was composed of five copper coins called paisa.
Gregorian, p. 402, divides the Kabuli rupee as follows for the nineteenth century: 10 dinars to 1 paisa; 5 paisas to 1 copper shahi; 2 shahis to 1 silver sannar or sadinar or misqali; 2 sannar to 1 abbasi or tanga; 1.5 abbasi to 1 kran (qiran); 2 krans to 1 rupee; 2/5 rupees to 1 nim sanad; 5 rupees to one sanad; 20 rupees to 1 toman.
Hajj and 'Umrah are performed in three ways - ifrad, tamattu and qiran.