Al Bu Sa’id Sultanate of Zanzibar

Gold Two and a half Riyal

Obverse

Allah/Sultan Sa’id/bin Barghash bin/Sultan/hafiza “may God, Sultan Sa’id bin Barghash bin Sultan, protect him”

Reverse

2 ½ riyal/sikka sa’idiya/1299 ‘am “2 ½ riyal sa’idiya coin, year 1299”

Al Bu Sa’id Sultanate of Zanzibar

MaterialGold
TypeTwo and a half Riyal
RulerSayyid Barghash bin Sa’id
MintWithout mint name, but struck in Brussels for Zanzibar
Date1299 H (1881-1882 CE)
Weight4.18g
Diameter19mm