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ID number: BIRBI-WH0009
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker: al-Amin; Bukhara
Place made: Asia: Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Date made: 809-813 AD
Diameter (cm): 2.55
Weight (g): 2.57
Axis (degrees): 0.00
Description: Obverse: Bust of king with mural crown, korymbos above; ribbon to l. of bust; three large pellets on breast. Reverse: Fire altar with two attendants; holding spears/barsom.
Inscriptions: Obverse: بسم الله محمد رسول الله محمديه مما امر به الامين على سليمن اله قبولله (In the name of God, Muhammed is the messenger of God, [this coin] is of Muhammed, commander al-Amin, on the order of Sulayman. Accept it.)
Bibliography: SNS Uzbekistan Typ.Ie/1, 438
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