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Offline mti

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Which Ottoman Coin is this...?
« on: September 11, 2020, 07:54:18 PM »
Hello, I would like to know which Ottoman coin is this... from which region... if possible also the mint...?!?!
I can read the date on it 1102/1103AH... and it looks like this guy on Zeno:  https://www.zeno.ru/showphoto.php?photo=146235
only the dates are way off... so I would like to clarify this as well...
Here's what I know about this coin:
Metal: Silver / AR
Diameter: 15mm
Weight: 0.2g
Thank you in advance... and have a pleasant day...!!! =)

Offline THCoins

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Re: Which Ottoman Coin is this...?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2020, 08:21:00 PM »
Your photos lack enough focus to interpret well, but the mintname Istambul seems clear on your second photo above the date.

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Re: Which Ottoman Coin is this...?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2020, 09:25:41 PM »
Dear mti, your coin:
Ottoman Empire, Sultan Selim III, AH1203/ Yr 6 (1794 AD), AR 1 Para, Islambul mint AH1203 (1789-1807 AD).
First photo:
Toughra in center surrounded by flowers.
Second photo:
٦ Regnal Year (6)
ضرب   Struck
في    in
إسلامبول   Islambul, city of Istanbul-Turkey, also known as Constantinople.
١٢٠٣  1203.
Please note that the weight varies between 0.24 & 0.48 grams for such coin.

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Re: Which Ottoman Coin is this...?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2020, 10:18:39 PM »
This post is solved... Thank you gentlemen for your help... also based on aws22's information I found KM# 486 for this coin...