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Maker:

Charlemagne (768-814); ruler

Category:

coin

Name(s):

Mancus; denomination
Medieval; Series
Carolingian; subseries

Description:

Imitating an Abbasid dinar of Caliph al-Mansur (754-75), dated �57� (for AH 157 � AD 773/4), no mint (Ilisch, �Arabische Goldm�nzen der Karolingerzeit�, group 1)

Technique:

struck; object

Material:

gold; object

Dimension(s):

weight, object, 4.08, g
diameter, object, 19.4, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 2005-06-13; Baldwin, A.H.

Provenance:

From Baldwin sale 40, lot 1279.

Exhibition(s):

Building an Empire: Money, trade and power in the age of Charlemagne. 2014-06-03 - 2014-08-03
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK

Accession:

Object Number: CM.529-2005
(Coins and Medals)
(record id: 199633; input: 2014-06-05; modified: 2014-10-02)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/199633



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