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Piastre (Qirsh): CM.IS.1108-R

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Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Salim III (1789-1807) (Ruler)
Tripoli (Mint)

Notes

History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 355 degrees
Image(height): 38 mm
Image(width): 37 mm
Weight: 12.55 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908)

Dating

1789 - 1807

Note

Mintname: Tarabulus (Lybia)

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.IS.1108-R
Primary reference Number: 106211
Catalogue: 2430
Ordering: IS-2395
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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