Kurus - Mahmud II Kostantiniyye mint

Kurus - Mahmud II (Kostantiniyye mint) - obverseKurus - Mahmud II (Kostantiniyye mint) - reverse

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Issuer Ottoman Empire
Sultan Mahmud II (1808-1839)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1223 (1829-1832)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value 1 Kuruş
Currency Kuruş (1688-1844)
Composition Billon (.220 silver)
Weight 2.60 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 589
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.


Toughra within 3/4 chain wreath

Script: Arabic


Text,value and date within 3/4 chain wreath

Script: Arabic


Konstantiniyye / Qustantiniyah, modern-day İstanbul, Turkey

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1223 (1829) ٢٢ 16% ١٢٢٣
1223 (1830) ٢٣ 26% ١٢٢٣
1223 (1831) ٢٤ $ 3.00 54% ١٢٢٣
1223 (1832) ٢٥ 15% ١٢٢٣

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold Kurus - Mahmud II (Kostantiniyye mint)
Auction 94
Lot 1514
Internet Archive
Aug 30, 2023 1223 (1832) ٢٥ – ١٢٢٣ XF USD 17.36
(EUR 16.00)
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