The nominal value of the copper money was 20 shahis equal to I kran, but in some places the copper money circulated at the rate of 80 shahis to the kran, less than its intrinsic value; at other places the rates varied between 70 and 25 shahis, and the average circulating value in all Persia was over 40.
Five shahis = 3/4 kran - I~2od.
Two shahis = 4 pul.
Ten shahis = 4 kran.
~6od In 1899 from 80 to 83 copper shahis (weighing about # Ib) were being given for one silver kran.