OTTOMAN TURKEY SILVER 2 PIASTRES 1789 to 1807 of SELIM III; RUSSO – TURKISH WAR 1806 to 1811
Selim III started the war with Russia ( and previously with Austria 1787 to 1791 ) in 1806, but the Ottomans lost much territory and vassal states to Alexander I. Thiswas just a few days before the Napoleonic invasion in 1812. Selim III was killed while on a visit to the harem.
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