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Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye

Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye
Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye
Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye
Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye

Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye

Original authentic Islamic GOLD coin of. Sultan Mustafa III Istambul mint.

Rare and interesting as pictured. Mustafa III (/mstf/; Ottoman Turkish: Muaf-yi slis; 28 January 1717 24 December 1773) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1757 to 1773.

He was a son of Sultan Ahmed III (170330) and was succeeded by his brother Abdul Hamid I (177489). He was born in Edirne Palace. His mother was Mihriah Kadn. Early life Mustafa was born at the Edirne Palace on 28 January 1717. [1] His mother was Mihriah Kadn.

[2] He had a full brother named, ehzade Süleyman. In 1720, a large fifteen days circumcision ceremony took place for Mustafa, and his brothers, princes Süleyman, Mehmed, and Bayezid.

Reign Mustafa ascended the throne on 30 October 1757, after the death of his cousin Osman III, the son of Sultan Mustafa II. Character of Mustafa's rule Soon after his accession to the throne, Mustafa demonstrated a special care for justice. He took a number of measures to increase prosperity in Istanbul. He regulated coinage, built large grain stores, maintained aqueducts, and established a strict fiscal policy. Treaty with Prussia Mustafa much admired the Frederick the Great's generalship, and in 1761 established a peace treaty with Prussia. Frederick wanted an alliance against the Habsburgs, and Mustafa wanted to modernize his state and army. Mustafa preferred recruiting his officers in Berlin, rather than in Paris and London, to re-organize his army. In 1763, the two countries exchanged their diplomats for the first time. Russo-Turkish War (17681774) Main article: Russo-Turkish War (17681774) Koca Ragp Pasha, who remained grand vizier until 1763, pursued a peace policy towards neighboring countries. But the increasing influence of Russia over the Caucasus and its intention to control Poland created tension between the Ottomans and Russia. Ragp Pasha's successor Muhsinzade Mehmed Pasha also preferred to remain at peace, and Mustafa's insistence on war with Russia led to his resignation in 1768. The Sultan expected to gain an easy victory over the Russians, but in fact the Ottomans were unprepared for a long war. During the war, military reforms were undertaken, with the assistance of French officer François Baron de Tott. They included the modernization of artillery corps and the foundation of the Naval Engineering School in 1773. The war was disastrous for the Ottoman Empire. The Russian armies occupied the Crimea, Romania and parts of Bulgaria.

Architecture Many monumental buildings including the Fatih Mosque, which was built by Mehmed the Conqueror was rebuilt from the ground during his reign. In addition, he had built Laleli Mosque complex, and the shore along the Yenikap filled to set up a new neighborhood. Apart from these, he undertook other construction projects after the earthquakes of 1766-67. All items will be sent out in protected envelope and boxed if necessary. Please make your payments on time.

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The item "Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye" is in sale since Friday, October 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Turkey". The seller is "cameleoncoins" and is located in Winnetka, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Turkey
  • Certification: Uncertified
  • Year: 1757
  • Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated
  • Composition: Gold

Mustafa III 1/2 Zer-i-Mahbub Islamic Gold coin/Ottoman/Turkey Konstantiniye