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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Ancient Coin Review 41 : Kelantan Sultanate Pitis (Sultan Muhammad II 1256AH / 1840 CE)

This is a tin coin from Sultan Muhammed II era of Kelantan Sultanate. He became the second sultan in 1838 CE.

Circular tin coin ( pitis / keping) under the rule of Kelantan Sultan Muhammed II ( 1838-1886 CE) minted in 1256AH = 1840 CE.

Obverse : Karam Duriba Sanat 1256 ( The exalted. Minted in the year 1256AH)
Reverse : Khalifatul Mukminin ( Ruler of the faithful)
Weight : 6.7 gm
Dim :30mm
Rarity : Common ( ref SS11 pg 220)

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