Mint State Turkey Ottoman Empire silver 2 kurush coin dated 1293 AH year 17 = 1891 CE.
Certified by PCGS to MS 64+, Population Census: This coin, only 1 higher (MS65).
Highly lustrous with gold tone.
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.