Mint State Ottoman Empire scarce first year issue silver 1 kurush dated 1277 AH year 1 = 1861 CE.
Certified by NGC to MS 61.
Coin features the Sultan's Tughra (calligraphic monogram, seal or signature). Tughras served a purpose similar to the cartouche in ancient Egypt or the Royal Cipher of British monarchs. Every Ottoman sultan had his own individual tughra.