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Islamic: CM.12-2011

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Nasir al-Din Artuq Arslan (1201-1239)



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 25.71 mm
Image(width): 25.58 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2011-01-24) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.


1201 - 1239

Components of the work

Object composed of copper Weight 8.55 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Turkish figure seated facing and cross-legged on a low, square platform throne with three annulets on each side; left hand at chest holding an orb, right hand resting on thigh; stars in upper field left and right of head; Artuqid tamgha below;

  • Text: Nasir al-Din (left) Artuq Arslan (right)
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: billah/ al-Imam al-Mustansir/ Amir al-muminin/ al-Malik al-Kamil/ Muhammad (in the centre) wa 'ishrin wa sittami'a (to the left) duriba sanah thaman (to the right)
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.12-2011
Primary reference Number: 181186
Spengler & Sayles: 147 type 46
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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