Co 639 (Late Ottoman para of Abdul Hamid I from Egypt) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
UsluBeyazıtKara2010, OC 27-037-01/02, p. 195
Description
Slight loss in weight from extensive abrasion on faces and edge. Both faces off-center right on flan; flan appears too small for design?
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 80, no. 1246 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Uncertain, Frankish (billon)“)
Axis (1-12
9
Has denomination
para
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
0.2
Obverse Description
Lower left part of sultan’s tughra within banded and beaded borders
Reverse Description
Inscription in five lines; all within banded and beaded borders (traces)
Reverse Inscription
6 zuriba fi Misr […] (“(made in) Egypt (in the) 6th year (of his reign beginning in AH) [1187?]”)
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Ottoman (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 639 (Late Ottoman para of Abdul Hamid I from Egypt).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0639>