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Piastre (Qirsh): CM.YG.53-R

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Ruler: ‘Abd al-‘Aziz (1861-76)
Ruler: Muhammad al-Sadiq Bey (1876-82) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Qustantiniya
Mint: Istanbul



Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 0 degrees
Image(height): 15 mm
Image(width): 15 mm
Weight: 1.18 g

Place(s) associated

  • Qustantiniya
  • Istanbul

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.


1861 CE - 1862 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.53-R
Primary reference Number: 104523
Catalogue: 2716
Ordering: IS-2681
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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