Islamic. Zengid Atabegs of Sinjar. Muhammad. AD 1198 to 1219.

Ancient Coins - Islamic. Zengid Atabegs of Sinjar. Muhammad. AD 1198 to 1219.
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Qutb al-din Muhammad bin Zengi ruled  from AH 594 to 616 (AD 1198 to 1219).

Denomination : Bronze Dirhem. 

Date & Mint : I have not attempted to read the date and mint on this coin, but these are normally Sinjar mint ca. AH 598.

Reference : BMC 3, 622-628.  Mitchiner Islamic - 1139 to 1140.  Album 1880.2.

Size
: 24.1 x 26.1 mm  Weight : 11.07 grams.

Grade :  VF.  This coin is a mid to dark brown color, without the green tint the image suggests.  It is also a little nicer in the hand than the image suggests.

Obverse : Male head right, with a spear over his shoulder and a shield on his shoulder, with Arabic inscriptions around.  The head is of a style that appears to have been copied from some Roman coins.

Reverse : Arabic inscriptions.

Price SKU: vcoin2826
US$ 77.50
  • € 63.37
  • £ 56.31
  • AUD 97.45
  • CHF 74.74
  • CAD 96.28

Rates for: 01/16/18

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