Axumite. King Kabel or his successors. ca. AD 520 - 540. Bronze unit with gold inlay.

Ancient Coins - Axumite. King Kabel or his successors. ca. AD 520 - 540.  Bronze unit with gold inlay.
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Denomination : Bronze Unit.  Date : ca. AD 520 to 540.

Reference : Mitchiner Ancient #410.

Size : 14.0 x 14.7 mm.  Weight : 1.29 grams.

Grade : Fine / VF with a dark green patina with light green highlighting.

Obverse : Head of the King right, holding a sceptre, with an inscription around.

Reverse : Cross in a circle, with a small gold leaf inlay in the centre of the cross, with an inscription around.

This type is issued anonymously, and I have not yet been able to determine the exact meaning of the inscriptions on the obverse and reverse.

Price SKU: vcoin5706
US$ 135.00
  • € 109.68
  • £ 96.08
  • AUD 175.29
  • CHF 131.28
  • CAD 170.62

Rates for: 04/21/18

Ships from: Canada
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