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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-A-B0036
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  'Abd al-Malik; Manbij
Denomination:  Fals
Place made:  Aleppo: Manbij
Culture:  Arabic
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.55
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5206.
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Description:  Obverse: Caliph standing facing wearing decorated cloak and headdress, hands clasped on hilt of sheathed sword on l. hip. Reverse: Qutub on two steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: right - … خلفة الل (Caliph of God), left - … امير المو (Prince of the faithful). Reverse: radial - لا الله الا الله وحده محمد (There is no God but God, he is alone, Muhammed), right - منبج (Manbij), left - واف (sufficient).

Bibliography:  Walker 102; SICA 679-682.

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'Abd al-Malik
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Whitting, Philip David
British
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