CYPRUS.Ottoman rule.Murad IV 1032-1049H ( AD 1623-1640 ).AR.Akce, struck 1032h.KIBRIS ( Cyprus, probably mint of NICOSIA ).

World Coins - CYPRUS.Ottoman rule.Murad IV 1032-1049H ( AD 1623-1640 ).AR.Akce, struck 1032h.KIBRIS ( Cyprus, probably mint of NICOSIA ).
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CYPRUS.Ottoman rule.Murad IV 1032-1049H ( AD 1623-1640 ).AR.Ake, struck 1032h.KIBRIS ( Cyprus, probably mint of NICOSIA ). ( 0.31g, 9.8mm, 6h )
Islamic legend reading " Sultan / Murad bin / Ahmed Han "
Reverse.Islamic legend reading " Azze Nasruhu / Duribe / Kibris / 1032 " " May his victory be glorious / minted / Cyprus "
Ref: Petrany type I, Pere 423.
Good very fine, slightly ragged edge.Extremely rare.

see G Petranyi " more on Ottoman coins minted in Cyprus with a tentative typology " in CNS Vol.XXV-XXVII ( 1995-1996 ) where Petranyi records a total of 37 akces devided between three sultans Mehmed III, Ahmed I and Murad IV.

Ex Morton and Eden sale 4th July 2012 lot 828.
Price SKU: KYP63
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