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Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Volume 2

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Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Volume 2

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Nicol, Norman D. Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean. Volume 2. Early Post-Reform Coinage. This volume contains more than 1600 coins of the 7th-10th centuries from all parts of the Islamic Empire. Numerous examples of Umayyad gold, silver and copper coinage are included, as well as Abbasid revolutionary issues and Abbasid copper coins. The collections included in the catalogue are those of the Heberden Coin Room and the Samir Shama Collection. The coins issued without mintnames are arranged chronologically by year; those with mintnames are arranged by mint in Arabic alphabetical order. This is the second volume in a planned series of 10. Other volumes now available include: Volume 9: Iran after the Mongol Invasion. Volume 1: The Pre-Reform Coinage of the Early Islamic Period and Volume 6: The Egyptian Dynasties. Please contact us for more details.