Dinar coin of Mahmud II - ROM2007_9554_3


Dinar coin of Mahmud II

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Minted in Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey), excavated at Jerusalem
Date: 1836 AD
Period: Reign of Mahmud II, Ottoman Period
Diameter 3.7 cm; thickness 0.3 cm
Object number: 980.40.442
On view
Gallery Location:Wirth Gallery of the Middle East
Object History: The Armenian Garden Excavations in Jerusalem were conducted by the British School of Archaeology, supported by the Royal Ontario Museum, and were directed by Douglas A. Tushingham. The excavations all took place between 1961 and 1967.
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