Beautiful Uncirculated Copper-Nickel Coin 1901 AD 1293 AH year 27 Egyptian One Qirsh Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II ANACS Graded MS63
Description: A great looking uncirculated copper-nickel coin from Egypt. This is a one qirsh coin from the reign of Abdul Hamid II the Ottoman Sultan. The coin, which is graded as Mint State (MS) 63 by ANACS, shows the sultan's toughra, a rose to the right and above the toughra and the denomination below it all surrounded by a foliate design. The reverse says Duribah Fi Misr (struck in Egypt) with the number 27 for the 27th year of Abdul Hamid II's reign over the letter "Beh" on top. There is also Abdul Hamid accession year of 1293 AH below it all surrounded by 17 five pointed stars all along the edge. It is KM 299 measuring approximately 22 mm in diameter and weighing ~5.3 grams. The coin has a plain edge. This is a rather scarce coin of low mintage (999,000) especially in such high grade being of such low denomination, which was heavily circulated and abused. Please carefully review scan as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1901AD - 1293 AH year 27 of Abdul Hamid II's reign.
Size and Weight: This is a one Qirsh and is ~22 mm in diameter and weighs ~5.3 grams.
References: It is KM #299.
Condition: The coin is graded by ANACS as MS (Mint State) 63. It is problem free and beautiful with great eye appeal. It comes in a plastic holder which is marked as such. Please see photo for condition information.
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