This beautiful coin was minted only in 1886AD, 1293AH by the Islamic calendar, Murad V, and regnal year 12. The coin contains 0.2391 troy ounces of gold, so it can never be worth less than its base value (BV), that is, the value of the gold it contains.
worn: gold value (BV)
average circulated: BV + $100 US dollars
well preserved: BV + $200
fully uncirculated: BV + $300
The coin in our picture is a very nice example. It was sold by Baldwin's in London for 340 British pounds (about $530 US dollars) during a 2014 auction.
CoinQuest thanks Baldwin's for use of their coin photo.
Requester Nathan: We do not know of a coin like this with regnal year 78. Please check your coin. If this is not the correct coin, please re-submit or use the Contact link to send us an e-mail message.
, Genre: Islamic Hindu Buddhist
Requested by: Nathan, Thu, 20-Nov-2014 21:04:57 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 21-Nov-2014 03:32:16 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sun, 03-Dec-2017 00:41:14 GMT
Requester description: The pattern of the coin shows it is Qirsh. Gold colour, VERY thin. There are four roses surrounding the corners of the Qirsh symbol and writing. The regnal number is 78 (a V and an upside down V together).
Tags: egypt 100 qirsh egyption egyptian gold thin four roses rose corners corner symbol regnal number v upside au goldish golden goldenen thinnish thinner rosettes rossette rosette symbles symbal simbol symbels symbols simble reign regn regne regno regnum regni regnat reyna numbers numbering numbered vine ivy tughra tugrha toughra
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