Definitions for qiran
A former currency of Iran (from 1825 to 1932), subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and worth one tenth of a toman.
The qiran, also qerun or kran, was a currency of Iran between 1825 and 1932. It was subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman. The rial replaced the kran at par in 1932, although it was divided into one hundred dinars. The qiran is no longer an official denomination but the term still enjoys wide usage among Iranians.