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ALGERIA. Algiers. Mahmud II. (Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1839). 1245 AR 1/6 Budju, Tugrali-ness-flik. NGC MS65. Tughra (official signature) within wreath and ornamental floral boarder / Inscription above date within wreath and ornamental flo

1040392 | ALGERIA. Algiers. Mahmud II. (Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1839). 1245 AR 1/6 Budju, Tugrali-ness-flik. NGC MS65. Tughra (official signature) within wreath and ornamental floral boarder / Inscription above date within wreath and ornamental floral boarder. KM 77.


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Mahmud II (1785-1839) was the 30th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. He was born in the Topkapı Palace, Constantinople, the posthumous son of Sultan Abdul Hamid I, to his mother, Nakşidil Valide Sultan who was according to legend, a cousin of Joséphine de Beauharnais, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte.

After Greece won it's independence from the Ottoman Empire, recognized by the Treaty of Constantinople in 1832, due to the combined naval efforts of the British, French and Russian navies at the Battle of Navarino; this event, together with the occupation of the Ottoman province of Algeria by France in 1830, marked the beginning of the gradual break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
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