Turkey AH 1327(7) 2 kurush
This specimen was lot 2275 in Stephen Album sale 38 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2020), where it sold for $119. The catalog description noted, "TURKEY: Muhammad V, 1909-1918, AR 2 kurush, AH1327 year 7, KM-770, "el Ghazi" to right of toughra, lustrous, NGC graded MS63." This type, the second of the reign, was struck years 7-9.
Recorded mintage: 17,000, a scarce date.
Specification: 2.41 g, 0.833 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-772.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Uslu, Kaan, Beyazit, M. Fatih, and Kara, Tuncay, Ottoman Empire Coins, Istanbul: Mas Matbaacilik A.S., 2007.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 38, featuring the Dabestani Collection of Persian Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2020.