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This book offers a convenient and comprehensive guide to Islamic coinage.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-253-4
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jun 18,2012
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 248
Languages: Arabic, English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-253-4
$178.36
$107.02

This book offers a convenient and comprehensive guide to Islamic coinage, as well as Arabic coins by non-Muslims from Sicily to India and Indonesia. Topics discussed are the Arabic alphabet, purity marks, ornamentation, religious inscriptions, a list of poetic inscriptions used of various monarchs, regnal years, eras, and cycles. Also included are an exhaustive list of mint cities, with a list of characteristic epithets, as well as a table of the years of the Hejira. This work is ideal for numismatists and non-specialists alike.

This book offers a convenient and comprehensive guide to Islamic coinage, as well as Arabic coins by non-Muslims from Sicily to India and Indonesia. Topics discussed are the Arabic alphabet, purity marks, ornamentation, religious inscriptions, a list of poetic inscriptions used of various monarchs, regnal years, eras, and cycles. Also included are an exhaustive list of mint cities, with a list of characteristic epithets, as well as a table of the years of the Hejira. This work is ideal for numismatists and non-specialists alike.

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Oliver Codrington

  • PREFACE (page 5)
  • INDEX (page 6)
  • ERRATA (page 7)
  • ALPHABET (page 8)
  • MUSALMAN NUMISMATICS (page 11)
  • DENOMINATIONS OF COINS (page 127)
  • ERAS (page 213)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY (page 243)