1884 Silver Coin Egypt 20 Qirsh Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II ANACS Graded F12
Description: A nice fine silver coin from the times of Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II. This is the 1293 AH year 10 of Sultan Abdul Hamid II reign, or 1884 AD, Egyptian twenty Qirsh (or piastres) silver coin. The coin depicts the tughra of Abdul Hamid the second with the denomination under it and a rose to its right all surrounded by branches and having two crossing quivers under it all. The reverse says "Duribah Fi Misr" or struck in Egypt with the number 10 over the "beh" in duribah (for 10th reginal year of Abdul-Hamid's reign) and the date 1293 AH under it for the year when Abdul-Hamid ascended the throne, all surrounded by branches and having three stars on top. Just a beautiful design, by Emil Weigand of Berlin Germany as evidenced by the "W" in the bottom of the obverse. The coin comes in a plastic slab and is graded by ANACS as F12. The coin is still nice looking despite it being heavily circulated. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Size and Weight: This is a 20 Qirsh, weighs approximately 28 grams of 0.833 silver and is about 40 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #296.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. The coin is graded by ANACS as F12 and comes in a plastic slab. The coin shows extensive wear and loss of details. It is soiled and toned. Despite the wear you can still see the details and is nicely preserved. It shows wear throughout and loss of details. Be that as it may, the coin still has pleasant eye appeal. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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