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Medieval: CM.647-2006

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Abu Ya'qub Yusuf I
Production place: North Africa




Almohad, Abu Ya’qub Yusuf I (AH 558-80/AD 1163-84), AV half-dinar, with the title ‘amir al-mu’minin’, after AH 563/AD 1168 (Album 483). Damaged, 2.01g. Found Wattisham, Suffolk 2006.


History note: Found Wattisham, Suffolk 2006.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 2.01 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1996-10-10) by Fisk, G.M.


1168 CE - 1184 CE

Components of the work

Minimum Diameter 17.5 mm
Maximum Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number: CM.647-2006
Primary reference Number: 198929
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Created: Thursday 22 May 2014 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Monday 26 February 2024

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

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