Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Abdul Hamid I (1774-1789 CE), Silver Piastre, Constantinople mint Extremely Fine

These Crown-sized silver Piastres were issued by Abdul Hamid I who was Ottoman Sultan between 1774-1789. He was regarded as one of the most gracious Ottoman Sultans, known for his religious devotion and was referred to as ‘Veli’ meaning Saint. The coins are 39mm diameter and weigh approximately 19 grams and grade as about Extremely Fine. They were minted in Constantinople and bear the distinctive Tughra, the signature of the Sultan which was stamped on the coins and official documents. On the other side is the mint name and the date, in elegant Arabic script. We have very limited availability so get in quickly to secure yours.
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