5 Para - Abdülmecid I - Reform Coinage (1844 - 1846)

Features

Denomination 5 Para
Catalog Number KM# 223
Weight (g) 6.4
Diameter (mm) 22
Shape: Round
Composition: Copper
Not Magnetic
Demonetized
Calendar Hijri (Islamic)

Obverse

Lettering:
عبد المجيد بن محمود المظفر دائما
٥
پ


Description:
Tughra in Abdulmecid I name. Central design with a flower on the right, value below surrounded by wreath of flowers.

Reverse

Lettering:
٧
ضرب في
مصر
١٢٥٥


Description:
Arabic legend with the year of the Sultan's reign on top and Ottoman Turkish legend "Struck in Egypt" and the accession year in Hejira (AH1255) below surrounded by flowers.

Edge

Description:
Plain
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1255 (1844) Misr Mint, ٦ (Regnal year 6, minted in 1844) Unknown
1255 (1845) Misr Mint, ٧ (Regnal year 7, minted in 1845) Unknown
1255 (1846) Misr Mint, ٨ (Regnal year 8, minted in 1846) Unknown

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