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Fatimid gold Dinar in the name of “Al-Mustansir Billah” minted in Alexandria in 435 AH (1043 CE)

Fatimid gold Dinar in the name of “Al-Mustansir Billah” minted in Alexandria in 435 AH (1043 CE)
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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 0973

Inv.Inventory
 (M. of Islamic Art) 22693

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Fatimid gold Dinar in the name of “Al-Mustansir Billah” minted in Alexandria in 435 AH (1043 CE)

Category:
Coins
Date:
Islamic Period, Fatimid Period (969-1171)
Provenance:
Unknown
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Diameter:
2.3 cm;
Weight:
3.71 gr
Hall:
Islamic Antiquities, showcase M2



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Zahi Hawass, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Archaeology Museum (Cairo: The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002): 133.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 223, 329.
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