Extremely crude barbarized Arabic inscription Al-Sultan Fi Balad Palembang sanat 1193 ("Sultan of the city of Palembang, year 1193") / Blank. 14mm, 0.45 grams. Robinson 5.50ff; Krause -; V.LaHaye/E.Spanier & Fils Lith Du Roi #185-187; cf.Zeno 179762
The entire obverse is retrograde (in mirror). Some tin pitis of this type are extremely crude and barbarized, with very crude arabic legends and without legible dates. These coins are rare.
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. The coins of Palembang were cast in the fashion of the coins from Melaka. They are all rare and difficult to find.