Ahmed II, Ottoman Sultan AH 1102-1106/AD 1691-1695
Pere 475; KM 57, Very Fine
Misr (Egypt) mint. Sultan Ahmed bin Ibrahim khan ‘azza nasruhu, mint and date below; Reverse, sultan al-birrayn wa khaqan al-bahrayn al-sultan bin al-sultan “sultan of the two lands and khaqan of the two seas, the sultan, son of the sultan”. The “two lands” allude to Asia and Europe, separated at Constantinople by the Bosporus. The “two seas” are the Black Sea and the Mediterranean.