TURKEY, 2 zolota 1187 AH year 14 (1787 AD)


TURKEY, Abdul Hamid I, 1774-89, 2 zolota, 1187 AH year 14 (1787 AD), billon, KM402, crude VF

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The earliest coins in the world were struck in Asia Minor, in modern Turkish territory. The Turks themselves arrived as nomads staring in the 9th centuriy AD. The Ottomans emerged as a dominant power in the 14th century. The Turkish Empire dissolved after World War I and a republic was established.