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The Crimean Khanate was a Turkic state of the Ottoman Empire from 1441 to 1783, the longest-lived of the Turkic khanates that succeeded the empire of the Golden Horde of Mongol origin. Established by Hacı I Giray in 1441, the Crimean khans were the patrilineal descendants of Toqa Temür, thirteenth son of Jochi and grandson of Genghis Khan through marriage. Ottoman forces under Gedik Ahmet Pasha conquered all of the Crimean peninsula and joined it to the khanate in 1475. In 1774, it was released as a sovereign political entity, following the Russo-Turkish Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca, and formally annexed by the Russian Empire in 1783, becoming the Taurida Governorate. The khanate was located in present-day Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova. In 1475, the Ottomans imprisoned Meñli I Giray for three years for resisting the invasion. After returning from captivity in Constantinople, he accepted the suzerainty of the Ottoman Empire. Nevertheless, Ottoman sultans treated the khans more as allies than subjects. The khans continued to have a foreign policy independent from the Ottomans in the steppes of Little Tartary. The khans continued to mint coins and use their names in Friday prayers, two important signs of sovereignty. Their coinage was similar to the Golden Horde akce, that's because the Crimean Tatars thought of their khanate as a direct descendant of the Golden Horde. Read more

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Crimea - Beshilik

Altilik Altin - Shahin Giray – obverse
Altilik Altin - Shahin Giray – reverse
Altilik Altin - Shahin Giray
1191 (1777)
Gold • 21.2 g
KM# 78
Manghir - Sahib Giray II – obverse
Manghir - Sahib Giray II – reverse
Manghir - Sahib Giray II
1185 (1772)
Billon • 0.53 g • ⌀ 13 mm
KM# 34, Retowski# ab. XVIII, # 1, Retowski# III, Tab.XVIII
Manghir - Shahin Giray – obverse
Manghir - Shahin Giray – reverse
Manghir - Shahin Giray
1191 (1777)
Billon • 0.2 g
KM# 42
Akce - Ghazi Giray II - 996AH (Kafa mint) – obverse
Akce - Ghazi Giray II - 996AH (Kafa mint) – reverse
Akce - Ghazi Giray II - 996AH (Kafa mint)
1017 (996-1608)
Billon • 0.22 g • ⌀ 9 mm
MB# 8
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (First reign) – obverse
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (First reign) – reverse
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (First reign)
1019-1032 (1036-1623)
Silver • 0.26 g • ⌀ 10 mm
KM# 2
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (Second reign) – obverse
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (Second reign) – reverse
Akce - Jani Beg Giray (Second reign)
1032-1036 (1037-1635)
Silver • 0.22 g • ⌀ 10 mm
KM# 3.1
Akce - Hajji Giray I (Crimean Khanate) – obverse
Akce - Hajji Giray I (Crimean Khanate) – reverse
Akce - Hajji Giray I (Crimean Khanate)
(1420-1466)
Silver • 0.7 g • ⌀ 15 mm
Retowski# 119/130
Akce - Hajji Geray – obverse
Akce - Hajji Geray – reverse
Akce - Hajji Geray
867-871 (1463-1467)
Silver • 0.6 g • ⌀ 14 mm
Retowski# 129
Akce - Nur Devlet Khan – obverse
Akce - Nur Devlet Khan – reverse
Akce - Nur Devlet Khan
871 (1467)
Silver • 0.66 g • ⌀ 14 mm
Akce - Sahib Giray (Crimean Khanate) – obverse
Akce - Sahib Giray (Crimean Khanate) – reverse
Akce - Sahib Giray (Crimean Khanate)
(1532-1551)
Billon • 0.54 g • ⌀ 12 mm
Retowski# 7
Akce - Mehmed Giray II – obverse
Akce - Mehmed Giray II – reverse
Akce - Mehmed Giray II
985 (1578)
Billon • 0.63 g • ⌀ 13 mm
Akce - Salamat Giray – obverse
Akce - Salamat Giray – reverse
Akce - Salamat Giray
1017 (1608-1610)
Silver • 0.26 g • ⌀ 10 mm
KM# 1
Akce - İnayet Giray – obverse
Akce - İnayet Giray – reverse
Akce - İnayet Giray
1044 (1635)
Silver • 0.3 g
KM# 4
Akce - Bahadur Giray (Bakhchysarai mint) – obverse
Akce - Bahadur Giray (Bakhchysarai mint) – reverse
Akce - Bahadur Giray (Bakhchysarai mint)
1046 (1637-1641)
Silver • 0.3 g • ⌀ 11 mm
KM# A5

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Numista referee for this country is Cyrillius, SStefanov.

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