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Mancus: CM.529-2005

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Charlemagne (768-814)




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)


History note: From Baldwin sale 40, lot 1279.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2005-06-13) by Baldwin & Sons Ltd.

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Object composed of gold Diameter 19.4 mm Weight 4.08 g

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Accession number: CM.529-2005
Primary reference Number: 199633
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Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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