Rare Silver Riyal from Zanzibar ( semi-autonomous region of Tanzania)
A handsome example of a classic world crown. SCARCE one year type. Good strike with soft satin luster.
Zanzibar was not made a British protectorate until 1890. It is now part of Tanzania.
Authenticity is guaranteed and certified by PCGS Professional Coin Grading Service
High graded as MS 61
Certification Number #37678885
Weight: 27.16 g
Diameter: 38 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Mintage: 60,000 coins
Catalog References: Dav-89; KM-4
Obverse Lettering: اللة سلطان سعيد بن برغش بن سلطان حڢظی
Translation: Allah Sultan Sa'id bin Burgush bin Sultan Hafza
Reverse Lettering: ١ ريال سكة سعيدية ١٢٩٩ عام
Translation: 1 Rial Sa'idian Coin year 1299
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