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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-CR014
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Acre
Denomination:  Dirham
Place made:  Acre
Culture:  Medieval
Date made:  1251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.31
Weight (g):  2.92
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 7883.
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Description:  Obverse: central cross with legend around. Reverse: legend in square.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Arabic meaning 'One God alone, one faith alone, one Baptism alone'. Reverse: Arabic meaning 'Father, Son, Holy Spirit, one Godhead alone'.

Bibliography:  CCS p. 138 no. 13. Porteus p. 482 no. 56

2 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Acre
Frankish


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