- a coin of Iran, equal to 10 rials.
Origin of toman
1560–70; < Persian tōmān, tūmān < Turkic tümen ten thousand
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Examples from the Web for toman
Siavash Taravati told IranWire that his sister was released after her family paid a bail of 40 million toman.
Others in the video settled bail amounts of 30 million toman ($10,000) .
One toman is too much, but my master is generous, and so I must be.
I ascended the toman or mound which I had visited on a former occasion.Wild Wales
To communicate with one another in the wood, they generally imitate the whistle of the toman or partridge.Folklore as an Historical Science
George Laurence Gomme
They brought two large trays piled high with apples, grapes and pears, with a coat of blue broadcloth, and one toman in money.
After this Abdullah was careful to send a present to Shahbaz once in a while—a chicken, or a lamb, or a toman or two.
- a gold coin formerly issued in Persia
C16: from Persian, of Mongolian origin