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Coin

Dinar

Object Number:46-29-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Northeast Africa
Egypt
Period: Mamluk Dynasty
Date Made: 1422-1437
Early Date: 1422
Late Date: 1437
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Gold
Outside Diameter:1.8 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1946
Other Number:ANS 1002.1.3 - Other Number

Description

Person: Baybars

Region: NE Africa

Locality: Egypt

Mint: al-Qahira

On obverse: cables to left between lines of inscriptions; floral orn. r. of al-Qahira

bi'l-Qahira/ al-Sultan al-Malik al-Ashraf/ Abu'l-Nasr Barsbay 'azza nasrahu/ (traces of date in bottom register)

On reverse: cables as obv.; floral orns. at top; border of diamonds

arsalahu/ la ilah illa Allah/ Muhammad rasul Allah/ (bottom register, off flan: bi'l-huda)

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