Some of the oldest gold coins in the world are those of the Turkish Kurush denomination. These coins date as far back as the founding of the Ottoman Empire and persisted through World War I, the dissolution of the empire, and the founding of the Republic of Turkey. Unlike many of the historic gold coins of its era, the Kurush Turkey Gold Coins are 22-karat gold specimens. Today, 100 Kurush Turkey Gold Coins with random dates are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Available to you in protective plastic flips!
- Comes with random date marks!
- Offered in varied conditions!
- Contains .2127 Troy oz of actual gold content.
- The face value is 100 Kurush.
- On the obverse is Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
- The reverse features a wreath with the nation of issue and date mark included.
- Please note you may receive coins with matching dates and conditions if you buy more than one.
The historic 100 Kurush Turkey Gold Coin is roughly the size of a modern 1/4 oz American Gold Eagle Coin. The 100 Kurush specimens issued by the modern Republic of Turkey starting in 1922 have a gross weight of 7.216 Grams, a diameter of 22 mm, and a thickness of 1.3 mm. The 1/4 oz Gold Eagle, by comparison, has a higher gross weight at 8.483 Grams, the same 22 mm diameter, and a slightly thicker blank at 1.83 mm.
All of these 100 Kurush Turkey Gold Coins come with individual plastic flips for delivery. The coins are offered with random date marks and in varied conditions. Some coins may arrive in new or like-new condition with very few flaws, while others may show moderate-to-heavy flaws and/or issues stemming from the coining process. We cannot guarantee the exact date, design, and condition of the coin you receive.
JM Bullion selects all coins in this listing at random after your payment has been processed. If you buy more than one, please note that you may get coins with matching dates, designs, and conditions.
On the obverse of 100 Kurush Turkey Gold Coins, you will find a left-profile portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. As the Ottoman Empire dissolved following World War I, Ataturk led the democratic movement that resulted in the founding of the modern Republic of Turkey.
The reverse side of 100 Kurush Turkey Gold Coins comes with a simpler design offering a wreath that dominates the field. Inside the wreath, you will find a Turkish inscription of the name of the nation of issue with a date mark beneath. Please note that these descriptions may or may not match the exact coin you receive depending on what is available at the time of purchase.
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