Arabic inscription Al-Sultan Fi Balad Palembang sanat 1183 ("Sultan of the city of Palembang, year 1181") / Blank. 13mm, 0.43 grams. Krause -; V.LaHaye/E.Spanier & Fils Lith Du Roi #185-187; cf.Zeno 99335.
Type with an error date 1183, minted 1193 AH (1779 AD).
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.