Large Silver Coin 1907 AD 1293 AH Reginal Year 33 Egyptian 10 Qirsh, H Mark Abdul Hamid II
Description: A beautiful choice about uncirculated 1293 AH 33rd year of Sultan Abdul Hamid II reign, or 1907 AD, Egyptian ten Qirsh (or pistres) 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 33 over the "beh" in duribah (for 33rd 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 and a great looking coin. The coin is beautiful and still retains most of its original mint luster and with all the details being well preserved and very readable. Please carefully review scan as it is part and parcel of our description.
Mint: Egypt, actually these coins were struck in Birmingham England as evidenced by the mint mark "H" at the bottom of the obverse.
Size and Weight: This is a 10 Qirsh, weighs approximately 14 grams of 0.833 silver and is about 32 mm in diameter.
References: It is KM #295.
Condition: I would grade this coin as a beautiful and choice about uncirculated with all the details being very well preserved and very nice eye appeal. The coin is beautiful and still retains quite a bit of its original mint luster. It does have minor scratches (one obvious at the bottom of the obverse across the letter H) and a some minor bag marks. The coin has wear, if any, commensurate with its age and circulated status. The coin has very nice eye appeal. Please carefully review the scan presented for additional condition information.