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(New page: Courtesy Kunker Auctions The coin shown is a 6 nasri from the reign of Sultan Abdul Mejid, minted in Tunis. Tunisi...)
 
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[[Image:TUN_1269_6nasri_kunker-lot199-13Dec2011-EUR110.jpg|550px|thumb|Kunker sale 199, lot 199]]
The coin shown is a 6 nasri from the reign of Sultan Abdul Mejid, minted in Tunis. Tunisia was under the control of the Ottomans for centuries until lack of financial resources forced it into dependence on France, which made it a protectorate in 1881.  
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The coin shown is a 6 nasri from the reign of Sultan Abdul Mejid, minted in Tunis. It has been countermarked with the number '1', reassigning it a value of 1 kharub. Tunisia was under the control of the Ottomans for centuries until lack of financial resources forced it into dependence on France, which made it a protectorate in 1881.  
  
It was presented as part of lot 199 on Dec 13, 2011 at the Kunker Auction #199 in Osnabruck, Germany, where it sold for 110 euros. The catalog description reads: <blockquote>''OSMANISCHE MÜNZEN Münzen nach der Münzreform von 1845 Kupferprägungen der Münzstätte Tûnis 6 Nâsirî (2 Kharruba) 1269 (2) und 1273 H., alle mit den Wert halbierenden Gegenstempeln "1", bei 1269 je einmal auf Avers und Revers, Tûnis. 1273 H. mit Muhammad Bay (1271-1276 H.). 11,76; 11,52 und 11,65 g. Fenina 306 und 370; KM 105 und 114.2; Ölcer 31.817a und 822a; Pere 911. 3 Stück. Sehr schön und vorzüglich''</blockquote>
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This specimen was part of lot 199 on Dec 13, 2011 at the Kunker Auction #199 in Osnabruck, Germany, where it sold for 110 euros. The catalog description reads: <blockquote>"''OSMANISCHE MÜNZEN Münzen nach der Münzreform von 1845 Kupferprägungen der Münzstätte Tûnis 6 Nâsirî (2 Kharruba) 1269 (2) und 1273 H., alle mit den Wert halbierenden Gegenstempeln "1", bei 1269 je einmal auf Avers und Revers, Tûnis. 1273 H. mit Muhammad Bay (1271-1276 H.). 3 Stück. Sehr schön und vorzüglich'' (Ottoman coins of the reform of 1845, copper six nasri (2 kharub), AH 1269 (2 pieces) and AH 1273, counterstamped with an Arabic "1", Tunis mint, very fine to extremely fine)"</blockquote>
  
 
''Recorded mintage'': unknown.  
 
''Recorded mintage'': unknown.  
  
''Specifications'': 11.50g, copper, this specimen 11.76g.  
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''Specifications'': 11.50 g, copper, this specimen 11.76 g.  
  
''Catalog reference'': KM 104.2; Ölcer 31.817a; Pere 911.  
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''Catalog reference'': Fenina 306, KM 105; Ölcer 31.817a; Pere 911.  
  
 
''[[Bibliography|Sources]]'':  
 
''[[Bibliography|Sources]]'':  
* Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
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* Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed.'', Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
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* Album, Stephen, ''Checklist of Islamic Coins, 3rd Ed.'' Santa Rosa, Stephen Album Rare Coins, 2011.
  
 
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* [[Tunisia AH 1256 4 kharub|AH 1256 4 kharub]]
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* [[Tunisia AH 1265 6 nasri|AH 1265 6 nasri]]
* [[Tunisia AH 1255 1 piastre|AH 1255 1 piastre]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1269 6 nasri|AH 1269 6 nasri]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1263 2 piastres|AH 1263 2 piastres]]
 
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1267 2 piastres|AH 1267 2 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1267 2 piastres|AH 1267 2 piastres]]
* [[Tunisia AH 1263 5 piastres|AH 1263 5 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1266 5 piastres|AH 1266 5 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1268 5 piastres|AH 1268 5 piastres]]
 
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1269 5 piastres|AH 1269 5 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1269 5 piastres|AH 1269 5 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1270 5 piastres|AH 1270 5 piastres]]
 
* [[Tunisia AH 1270 5 piastres|AH 1270 5 piastres]]
* [[Tunisia AH 1271 5 piastres|AH 1271 5 piastres]]
 
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1853]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1853]]
 
* return to coins of [[Tunisia]]
 
* return to coins of [[Tunisia]]
  
 
[[Category:The Sultan Collection]]
 
[[Category:The Sultan Collection]]

Latest revision as of 17:52, 12 April 2020

Kunker sale 199, lot 199

The coin shown is a 6 nasri from the reign of Sultan Abdul Mejid, minted in Tunis. It has been countermarked with the number '1', reassigning it a value of 1 kharub. Tunisia was under the control of the Ottomans for centuries until lack of financial resources forced it into dependence on France, which made it a protectorate in 1881.

This specimen was part of lot 199 on Dec 13, 2011 at the Kunker Auction #199 in Osnabruck, Germany, where it sold for 110 euros. The catalog description reads:
"OSMANISCHE MÜNZEN Münzen nach der Münzreform von 1845 Kupferprägungen der Münzstätte Tûnis 6 Nâsirî (2 Kharruba) 1269 (2) und 1273 H., alle mit den Wert halbierenden Gegenstempeln "1", bei 1269 je einmal auf Avers und Revers, Tûnis. 1273 H. mit Muhammad Bay (1271-1276 H.). 3 Stück. Sehr schön und vorzüglich (Ottoman coins of the reform of 1845, copper six nasri (2 kharub), AH 1269 (2 pieces) and AH 1273, counterstamped with an Arabic "1", Tunis mint, very fine to extremely fine)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specifications: 11.50 g, copper, this specimen 11.76 g.

Catalog reference: Fenina 306, KM 105; Ölcer 31.817a; Pere 911.

Sources:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Album, Stephen, Checklist of Islamic Coins, 3rd Ed. Santa Rosa, Stephen Album Rare Coins, 2011.

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