Arabic inscription Al-Sultan Fi Balad Palembang sanat 1193 ("Sultan of the city of Palembang, year 1193 AH (1779) / Blank. 14mm, 0.39grams. Krause -; V.LaHaye/E.Spanier & Fils Lith Du Roi #185-187; cf.Zeno 187219. SKU X112-48939
Palembang is a city in the Northern area of Sumatra, Indonesia. It was once a Portuguese colony, and later the seat of the Sultanate of Palembang. These coins used to be quite rare and expensive, until a number of large hoards made them generally available and relatively cheap.