One of the oldest denominations of coins is the Turkish Ataturk. These coins have spanned a period of time that includes the founding of the Ottoman Empire through World War I then the dissolving of the empire and the founding of the Republic of Turkey. These coins were issued between 1923-1999. Each coin has a composition of .9167 fine gold. The date of the coin you receive is dependent on stock on hand.
- Made of 7.216 grams of .9167 gold
- Date of issue from 1923-1999
- Face value of 100 Kurush issued by Republic of Turkey
- Obverse side of the coin has the image of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, first president of the Republic of Turkey
- Reverse side of the coin has a wreath of laurel leaves around “Türkiye Cumhuriyeti ” (Republic of Turkey) above the date.
The obverse side of the coin has the image of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey. Above his head is ‘HAKIMIYET MILLETINDIR’ which translates to ‘Sovereignty belongs to nation’.
On the reverse side of the coin is a laurel wreath around the words ‘TURKIYE CUMHURIYETI’ which translates to the Republic of Turkey.
With these coins having a composition of .9167 gold, these coins are a good source of gold. Investors love to add gold to their portfolios as a hedge against inflation. Gold has been desirable for thousands of years as something that is beautiful and looks great as jewelry or as accent pieces in art. Gold also is used in modern-day manufacturing so from a practical standpoint the world needs gold. Some believe that gold would make great currency if the financial system were to experience a crisis. Gold could be traded as it was hundreds of years ago as currency.
The Turkey 100 Kurush Ataturk coin is an excellent source of gold and has the distinction of spanning a period of time that saw the rise and fall of nations. Get yours today.