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Offline @josephjk

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1893 (AH 1293/RY 19) KM# 288 Egypt 1/20 Qirsh Abdul Hamid II
« on: September 30, 2015, 12:25:23 AM »
Accession date AH 1293
Weight 3.3 grams. diameter 20.1 mm - All minted in Egypt (except RY 31-35 minted at Heaton mint)
Abdul Hamid II (Ottoman Turkish: عبد الحميد ثانی‎, `Abdü’l-Ḥamīd-i sânî; Turkish: İkinci Abdülhamit; 22 September 1842 – 10 February 1918) was the 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and the last Sultan to exert effective autocratic control over the fracturing state. He had 13 consorts..  :o
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdul_Hamid_II
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Re: 1893 (AH 1293/RY 19) KM# 288 Egypt 1/20 Qirsh Abdul Hamid II
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2015, 12:56:00 AM »
I would not call it frozen date, as the actual year is told on the coin. Accession date would say it more properly.

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Re: 1893 (AH 1293/RY 19) KM# 288 Egypt 1/20 Qirsh Abdul Hamid II
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2015, 01:31:20 AM »
Thanks Afrasi, I'll correct it!

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Re: 1893 (AH 1293/RY 19) KM# 288 Egypt 1/20 Qirsh Abdul Hamid II
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2015, 12:09:19 PM »
It looks like an echo strike date. Same thing at 6 o'clock on the other side.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.