1 Piastre    (sold for $37.0)


1828, Tunisia (Ottoman), Sultan Mahmud II. Billon Silver Piastre Coin. VF-

Rulers: Mahmud II
Reference: KM-90.
Denomination: Piastre
Mint Place: Tunis (Tunisia)
Mint Year: 1837 AD (1243 AH)
Condition: A well circulated, lightly polished VF with minor deposits.
Material: Billon Silver (low grade silver and bronze alloy)
Weight: 10.29gm
Diameter: 32mm

Obverse: Mint formula above date (AH 1243).

Reverse: Titles of the Sultan and blessing formula.


Mahmud II (Ottoman Turkish: محمود ثانى Mahmud-ı sānī, محمود عدلى Mahmud-ı Âdlî) (Turkish: II. Mahmud) (20 July 1789 – 1 July 1839) was the 30th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1808 until his death in 1839. He was born in the Topkapi Palace, Constantinople, the posthumous son of Sultan Abdulhamid I. His reign is notable mostly for the extensive administrative, military and fiscal reforms he instituted, which culminated into the Decree of Tanzimat (Reorganization) that was carried out by his sons Abdülmecid I and Abdülaziz I.

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 Denomination: 1 Piastre
 Metal: Silver
 State: Ottoman Empire (1299-1923)
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