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6 Piastre (6 Qurush): CM.IS.1187-R

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Ruler: Mahmud II (1808-39)
Mint: Qustantiniya
Mint: Istanbul




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 355 degrees
Image(height): 38 mm
Image(width): 38 mm
Weight: 12.76 g

Place(s) associated

  • Qustantiniya
  • Istanbul

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908)


1835 CE - 1836 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.IS.1187-R
Primary reference Number: 106124
Catalogue: 2533
Ordering: IS-2498
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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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