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One of 127 Oriental coins: Ancient Western Asia: Lydia (1); Phoenicia, Byblos (1); Arabia, Sabaean (3); Qatabanians (1); Armenia (1); Axum (1); Persis (5). Islamic: Arab-Sasanian (2); Hasanwayhid (1); Begtegnid (1); Ghaznavid (1); Chaghatay (1). India: Ancient punch-marked coinages (8); Taxila (1); Eran (3); Erich (6); Vidarbha (5); Kausambi (6); Ujjain (13); Satavahanas (6). China: Tang (5); Chu (1); Southern Han (2); Northern Sung (1); Southern Sung (44); Ming (3); Ming Rebels (4).: CM.337-2008

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Titles

One of 127 Oriental coins: Ancient Western Asia: Lydia (1); Phoenicia, Byblos (1); Arabia, Sabaean (3); Qatabanians (1); Armenia (1); Axum (1); Persis (5). Islamic: Arab-Sasanian (2); Hasanwayhid (1); Begtegnid (1); Ghaznavid (1); Chaghatay (1). India: Ancient punch-marked coinages (8); Taxila (1); Eran (3); Erich (6); Vidarbha (5); Kausambi (6); Ujjain (13); Satavahanas (6). China: Tang (5); Chu (1); Southern Han (2); Northern Sung (1); Southern Sung (44); Ming (3); Ming Rebels (4).

Maker(s)

Nambed (Ruler)

Description

Persis, Nambed, AR ½ drachm, mid 1st century AD, rev. King standing before crescent (Alram 601), 1.46g. Lot 73.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (2008-03-09) by Early World Coins

Components of the work

Object: Weight 1.46 g

Materials used in production

Silver

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.337-2008
Primary reference Number: 248586
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Monday 14 September 2020 Updated: Wednesday 19 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 27 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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