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Tunis KM52.2 118x
« on: July 07, 2010, 08:56:41 AM »
Hello,

maybe someone can read the text and help finding the ID:



(19-21 mm / 2,57 g),
Obv.: ?, Arab numeral 118.. (?) in the exergue.

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« Last Edit: July 08, 2010, 11:53:03 AM by Figleaf »

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Re: Unknown Arab copper
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010, 05:58:28 PM »
Looks Turkish (akce?) or maybe Egyptian to me. What is the diameter?

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Re: Unknown Arab copper
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010, 07:30:13 PM »
What is the diameter?

You may find it in the text portion of my extensive post  ;D .

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Re: Unknown Arab copper
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010, 08:00:24 PM »
Looks Tunisian to me ???
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....

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Re: Unknown Arab copper
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010, 08:33:09 PM »
Rightly so. Tunis KM52.2 118x (1180?). A bit light for the type. Left: zarb fi Tunis - struck at Tunis. Right: Sultan Mustafa ...

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Re: Unknown Arab copper
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2010, 11:42:54 AM »
Actually i found another one, different date:



Ottoman empire, Mustafa III, Tunis (Tunus) mint, AH 1174 / 1761 AD.,
(2 ?) Burbe (20-21 mm / 3,50 g),
Obv.: "zarb fi Tunis" (struck at Tunis), date 1174 below mint name.
Rev.: Sultan Mustafa.
KM 52.2 ; cf. http://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=76148 .

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