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East Africa Zanzibar Pysa  1881
East Africa Zanzibar Pysa 1881

Zanzibar, the world's foremost producer of cloves, is the name of a small island in the Indian ocean off the coast of Tanzania, Africa. The 1299 date is on the Muslim (Hijri) calendar and is equivalent to the Western (Gregorian) date 1881. These neat copper coins are of the pysa denomination, with 64 pysa in one rupee. Catalog values run like this:

worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $20
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $200

Use our Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 16588 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Melville, Mon, 24-Feb-2014 17:29:40 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Mon, 24-Feb-2014 21:26:35 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Fri, 12-Feb-2016 13:30:27 GMT
Requester description: Front- weighing scale with Arabic numerals ١٢٩٩ between the scales. The coin is edged by a design all around. Back : Five lines one below the other of Arabic writing. The same edged design from the front is also all around the back of the coin. ?
Tags: east africa zanzibar pysa africano african afrikaanshe afrikaans africaine ostafrika afrika ostafricanische africaanshe afrik afrikaansche ostafrikanische afrique front scale arabic arab scales five lines line one aribic arabian arabia ones circle circled encircle crrcle cirle circlet ring circles circlr circal citcle encircled ringed circumscibed cirlce circel encircles encircling rings circling cirlces circular cicurling circumscribed justice

  

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