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Fals: CM.285-1939

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Mint: Baalbek



Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 190 degrees
Image(height): 19 mm
Image(width): 18 mm
Weight: 3.32 g

Place(s) associated

  • Baalbek

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939-08-04) by Sherborn, C. Davies, Dr


Uncertain 650 CE - Circa 693 CE


Byzantine obverse / 'M' on reverse type (Greek); mintname: Ba‘alabakk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.285-1939
Primary reference Number: 107267
Catalogue: 161
Ordering: IS-0128
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Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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