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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,1101.1

  • Description

    Copper alloy coin, with Arabic calligraphic rhyming inscription about Kilwa Sultan.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1285-1302 (AH 684- AH 702)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 2.63 grammes
    • Diameter: 23 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Arabic
      • Inscription Translation

        trusts in the Lord of the Kingdom [of Heaven] (He is glorious!)
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Arabic
      • Inscription Translation

        al-Hasan, son of Talut, (May he be happy)!
  • Bibliography

    • Walker 1936 pp. 63-65 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1935,1101.1

Copper alloy coin, with  Arabic calligraphic rhyming inscription about Kilwa Sultan.

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