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Gold Umayyad one-third Dinar

Gold Umayyad one-third Dinar
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Aly and R. Ali

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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1022

Inv.Inventory
 M/I/31
Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 101

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Gold Umayyad one-third Dinar

Category:
Coins
Date:
Islamic Period, Umayyad Period, (718- 719 CE)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Abukir, Canopus (Excavations of 1999)
Material(s):
Non-organic material, metal, gold
Diameter:
1.37 cm;
Thickness:
0.08 cm;
Weight:
1.43 gr
Hall:
Submerged Antiquities, showcase M1



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

References
  • Franck Goddio and Manfred Clauss, eds., Egypt’s Sunken Treasures, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (London: Prestel, 2006): 70-72, 416.
  • Franck Goddio and David Fabre, Trésors engloutis d’Égypte, photographs by Christoph Gerigk (Milan: 5 Continents, 2006): 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): 39.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015):  308, 337.

 

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