Click title/picture for details. offer US $379.99 Very high grade Roman Egypt tetradrachm Minted for Emperor Hadrian in his 20th regnal year (dated to A.D. 135/6) Unusual left facing bust of Emperor Popular Egyptian theme reverse featuring reclining god Nilus with crocodile below Full silver content appearance Wonderful surfaces (no problems) From the famous French colleciton dispersed by Berk in the early 1990s, with original envelope and attributions
Click title/picture for details. offer US $350.00 Description: Gold dinar from Al-Ma'mun, who ruled the Muslim empire in the period 198-218 AH (813 - 833 AD). Al-Ma'mun is the seventh caliph of the Abbasid dynasty. His full name being Abu Jafar al-Ma'mun ibn Harun. This is a dinar, weighs 4.1 grams and is 18 mm in diameter. The coin shows the date of minting as 201 AH and the mint as Misr, current day Fustat on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. The obverse of the coin has the words Liallah al-Tahir above the legend and Zul'yamynayn below it, while the reverse indicates al-Sarri below the legend. Please note the coin is much better than the scan with very well defined and legible calligraphy. A definite quality coin. Date: 201 AH or 816 AD. Mint: Misr, current day al-Fustat, on the outskirts of current day Cairo the capital of Egypt. Size and weight: This is a dinar, weighs 4.1 grams and is ~18 mm in diameter. References: It is Album #222, it is not listed in Al Ush but it is similar to 1160 which is for 200 AH. The coin is listed in Lane Poole's Catalogue of Islamic Coins Preserved in the Khedivial Collection as number 558. Condition: I would grade this coin as very fine. This is a great looking coin. Please note the coin itself is much better than the scan shows with very well defined and legible calligraphy. A definite quality coin.
Click title/picture for details. offer US $79.00 ROMAN EMPIRE EGYPT ALEXANDRIA NERO, Emperor AD 54-68. Billon Tetradrachm, (11.84 grams, 23.32 mm). Obverse: Greek legend: His radiate head left. Date L IDelta. Reverse: Greek legend: ...APOLLON, laureate bust of Apollo Aktos to right. Reference: Curtis-Milne # 57. BMC 144v. Scarce. Choice portraits on both side. Well centered. Even wear. A scarce type and a very nice coin! (# 2073-2074) We guarantee this coin genuine and as described. -