Exonumia from the Ottoman Empire

At the beginning of the 14th century, the decline of the Sultanate of Rum led to the emergence of many principalities in Anatolia. The most remarkable of them was born following the conquest of Mocadene by Osman I: in 1299, the Ottoman Beylik was born. The Ottomans will continue their expansion in Asia Minor and the Balkans to the detriment of the Byzantine Empire in the West and the Karamanids in the East: in 1335, the capital moved from Bursa to Edirne and kept this status until the taking of Constantinople, which led to the end of Byzantine civilization in 1453 during the reign of Mehmed II. From this date, several eyalets led by pashas will be created to govern the different provinces of the country. From then on, the Empire prospered thanks to its total control over the Black Sea, the slave trade and the Silk Road. The decisive victory of Selim Ist at the Battle of Ridaniya in 1517 brought about the end of the Mamluk Sultanate and allowed the Empire to expand on the Maghreb while moving the center of the Islamic Caliphate to Constantinople. The victories of his son, Suleiman the Magnificent, shook Europe as the Empire continued to expand in the East. The akçe, traditional silver currency, is then replaced in the southern and eastern territories by larger modules, the medini and dirham. The Empire is at its peak, but finds itself wedged between the Vasa, Habsburg and Russians in the North, the British Empire in the West and the Safavids in the East. During this phase of stagnation, the akçe suffers many devaluations and will gradually disappear at the end of the 17th century in favor of the para which will become, with the kurus, the new standard. The decline began in the 19th century with the loss of all its territories in Europe following the advance of the Russian front and the independence of some provinces in the Balkans. The final coup de grace will be carried to the end of the First World War: the victory of the allies bringing the occupation then the partition of the territory in various states.
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Transit tokens

Available for swap 20 Para (Galata and Unkapi Bridges, Istanbul - Passage-Token)
1913

Automatic tokens › Transit token
Brass • 1.58 g • ⌀ 18.7 mm
TK# 0115, N# 11075

Military tokens

Mangura (Bosnian military border money)
ND (1648-1689)

Confinement tokens › Military token
Copper • ⌀ 18 mm
N# 57869

Work encampment tokens

Sezai Omer and Ali Rıza Rural Worker Token
ND

Confinement tokens › Work encampment token
Brass • 3.27 g • ⌀ 25.1 mm
TK# 1868, N# 49811

Business tokens

¼ Piastre - Jaffa (B and C)
ND

Trade tokens › Business token
Brass • 2.5 g • ⌀ 20.1 mm
Men18# 15515.2, N# 308122
Syndicat Franco-Ottoman d'appareils automatiques
ND

Trade tokens › Business token
Bronze • 8.05 g • ⌀ 30 mm
N# 49815

Wage tokens

Ali Rıza Beğzade Mehmet Sezai - (S)
ND

Trade tokens › Wage token: Olive gatherer token
Aluminium • 3.15 g • ⌀ 32.8 mm
TK# 1890, N# 352887

Religious tokens

Mashallah
ND (1850-1920)

Miscellaneous tokens › Religious token
Brass • 3.4 g • ⌀ 27 mm
N# 371358

Military awards

Order of Glory medal - Abdulmejid I
1270 (1854)

Award medals › Military award: Danube Campaign
Silver • 16 g • ⌀ 31 mm
N# 337218
Medal of Merit - Liyakat Madalyasi
1308 (1890)

Award medals › Military award
Silver • 4.88 g • ⌀ 25 mm
N# 52546
Medal of the Ottoman Greek war of 1897
1897

Award medals › Military award: OTTOMAN GREEK WAR OF 1897
Silver • 5.85 g • ⌀ 24 mm
N# 67023

Event medals

Treaty of Hunkar Iskelesi medal
1249 (1834)

Commemorative medals › Event medal
• 33 g • ⌀ 28 mm
N# 316251
Medal - Alliance of the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria and victories at the naval battle of the Dardanelles
ND (1916)

Commemorative medals › Event medal: Alliance of the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria and victories at the naval battle of the Dardanelles
Zinc • 49.06 g • ⌀ 50 mm
Wurzbach# 2071, N# 243766

Historical medals

The Triple Alliance and Victory in the Crimean War - Abdulmejid I
1854

Commemorative medals › Historical medal: Struck in commemoration of the alliance of the ottoman Empire with France and England against Russia
Bronze • 204.17 g • ⌀ 72 mm
Pere# 6539, Collignon# 1658, Montagu# E13, N# 391185

Campaign tokens

Hejaz Railway Donation Medal
1318 (1901)

Promotional items › Campaign token: Financing the Hejaz Railway
Nickel silver • 13.7 g • ⌀ 20 mm
N# 300056
Token - Abdulhamid II (Liberty Equality Fraternity)
1324 (1906)

Promotional items › Campaign token
Copper • 2.6 g • ⌀ 22 mm
N# 141425
Token - Mehmet V
ND (1909)

Promotional items › Campaign token
Brass • ⌀ 22 mm
N# 380546

Replicas

Token Cedid Mahmudiy - Mahmud II
1835

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper • ⌀ 19 mm
N# 353196
Replica - 25 Kurus - Mehmed V Constantinople
ND (1909-1914)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • ⌀ 18 mm
N# 367011
Token - Belly dance coin
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
⌀ 22 mm
N# 334908
Available for swap 19th Century Ottoman Empire Headgear Token Penez
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
1.3 g • ⌀ 18 mm
N# 54327
Charm Token
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 0.86 g • ⌀ 19 mm
N# 192893
Available for swap penes - Ottoman Empire
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass
N# 20749
Token - Abdülaziz (Fustat, Egypt)
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper • 4.10 g • ⌀ 33 mm
N# 154056
Available for swap Token - Ottoman imitation (cedic mahmudiye)
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 0.60 g • ⌀ 21 mm
N# 287942
Available for swap Token (Belly Dancer)
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 1.84 g • ⌀ 23.2 mm
N# 138975
Turkish Token - type 2
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 2.08 g • ⌀ 25.07 mm
N# 59213
Unknown Token
ND

Souvenir medals › Replica
⌀ 21.9 mm
N# 25170
Token - Ottoman Imitation
1771

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • ⌀ 17 mm
N# 331129
Available for swap Token - Mahmud II
1222 (1807)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 2.8 g • ⌀ 26.5 mm
N# 303669
Available for swap Token - Ottoman Imitation (Cedid Mahmudiye)
1222 (1807)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 1.67 g • ⌀ 23.70 mm
N# 202133
Token - Mahmud II
1223 (1808)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 8.85 g • ⌀ 37.61 mm
N# 61570
Token - Mahmud II (Egypt)
1223 (1808)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper-nickel • 0.71 g • ⌀ 20 mm
N# 153600
Token - Mahmud II (Egypt)
1223 (1808)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper-nickel • 2.3 g • ⌀ 28 mm
N# 153335
Available for swap Token (Replica)
1223 (1808)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • 0.65 g • ⌀ 16.00 mm
N# 59212
Available for swap Token - Mahmoud II (Belly Dance Coin)
1249 (1833)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Brass • ⌀ 21 mm
N# 198514
Token - Possible imitation coin (Shirkat al-Wadi)
1255 (1839)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Silver • 0.8 g • ⌀ 20 mm
N# 395638
Token - Madan nahas (Egypt)
1277 (1861)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper-nickel • 5.34 g • ⌀ 33 mm
N# 159235
Token (Egypt)
1293 (1876)

Souvenir medals › Replica
Copper-nickel • 1.36 g • ⌀ 18 mm
N# 161612
Available for swap Token - Ottoman Imitation
1627 (2200)

Souvenir medals › Replica

N# 20750

Contemporary counterfeits

Sultani - Suleiman I (Counterfeit)
ND (1520-1566)

Contemporary counterfeits › Contemporary counterfeit
Gold plated • 3.12 g • ⌀ 19 mm
N# 285478

Coin weights

10 Dirhams Weight
ND (1601-1900)

Utility items › Coin weight
Bronze • 30.08 g • 16 × 16 mm
N# 370352

Miscellaneous tokens

Toughra token
ND

Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
1 g • ⌀ 15 mm
N# 138140
Token - Mahmoud II (Egypt)
1223 (1808)

Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Copper • 0.52 g • ⌀ 15 mm
N# 162111
Available for swap Token - Mahmoud II (Egypt)
1223 (1808)

Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Copper • 0.53 g • ⌀ 17 mm
N# 158586
Medal - Abdul Hamid II (Silver Modern Pattern)
1312 (1895)

Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Silver
N# 195105
Medallion
1327 (1909)

Unclassified exonumia › Miscellaneous token
Aluminium • 4.70 g • ⌀ 43 mm
N# 154059

Fantasy banknotes

1 Livre
2019

Paper exonumia › Fantasy banknote: Ottoman Sultans Set
⌀ 135 mm
N# 393862
10 Livre
2019

Paper exonumia › Fantasy banknote: Ottoman Sultans Set

N# 393864
100 Livre
2019

Paper exonumia › Fantasy banknote: Ottoman Sultans Set
135 × 75 mm
N# 393867

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