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Gold Umayyad Dinar

Gold Umayyad Dinar
© BA Antiquities Museum/C. Gerigk

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1021

Inv.Inventory
 M/I/30

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Gold Umayyad Dinar

Category:
Coins
Date:
Islamic Period, Umayyad Period, (729-730 CE)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of 1999)
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Diameter:
2 cm;
Thickness:
0.1 cm;
Weight:
4.25 gr
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase M1



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

References
  • Ägyptens versunkene Schätze: 5. April 2007-27. Januar 2008, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (Heidelberg: Vernissage, 2007): 143, 368.
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 70-72, 415.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 36-37, 286.
  • Franck Goddio, The Topography and Excavation of Heracleion-Thonis and East Canopus, 1996-2006, Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology Monograph 1 (Oxford: Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology. Institute of Archaeology, 2007): 41.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015):  308, 337.
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