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Coin

Date:
dated A.H. 358/ A.D. 969
Geography:
Mint present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara. Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Copper
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.40.127.242
Not on view
Inscription: Observe
Field: لا اله الا / الله وحده / لا شریک له
Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الفلس ببخارا علی یدی ابي بکر المهرج سنه ثمان و خمسین
Reverse
Field: لله / محمد / رسول الله / الملک المظفر / منصور / بن نوح
Margin: Verses 4-5:30
1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1939, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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