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High quality bronze manghir of Sultan Suleyman II (1687-1691), Constantinople mint, Ottoman Empire

High quality bronze manghir of Sultan Suleyman II (1687-1691), Constantinople mint, Ottoman Empire

Date and mint / Suleyman's tughra. Dated to the frozen accession date 1099 AH (1687 AD). 18mm, 1.10 grams grams. Constantiniyya (Constantinople or Istambul) mint. KM #87.2.

The younger brother of Mehmed IV (1648–87), Suleiman II was born at Topkapı Palace in Constantinople and had spent most of his life in the kafes (cage), a kind of luxurious prison for princes of the blood within the Topkapı Palace (it was designed to ensure that none could organize a rebellion).

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