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Coin

Date:
dated A.H. 620/ A.D. 1223
Geography:
Iraq, Mosul
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Probably copper
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joseph H. Durkee, 1898
Accession Number:
99.35.2389
Not on view
Inscription: The coin bears the name of Nasir-ad-Din Mahmud (A.H. 616–31/A.D. 1219–34) and is dated A.H. 620/A.D.1223.
Joseph H. Durkee, New York (until d. 1898; bequeathed to MMA)
Whelan, Estelle J. The Public Figure : Political Iconography in Medieval Mesopotamia. London, 2006. p. 228, ill. figs. 187, 188.



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