Sultan Shah Selim Ibn Bayezid Khan ("Sultan Shah Selim son of Bayezid Khan") // Nasruhu Azze Duriba Bi Novar Sana 918 ("May he be victorious, struck in Novar, in the year 918". Mint of Novar, dated to the frozen accession date 918 AH (1512 CE). 11mm, 0.71 grams. Qustantaniyyah (Constantinople) mint. Album 1315; cf. Zeno 233922. SKU x6544-T177-49235
Selim I, known as Selim the Grim or Selim the Resolute (Turkish: Yavuz Sultan Selim), was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520. Despite lasting only eight years, his reign is notable for the enormous expansion of the Empire.