Arabic Coins and How to Read Them (2nd Revised edition)

Arabic Coins and How to Read Them (2nd Revised edition)

By: Richard Plant (author)Paperback

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An introduction to reading Arabic on coins and therefore also a guide to correctly identify and date them. For English speakers and speakers of other western languages, Arabic is one of the hardest scripts to understand. Persevere long enough and a whole new world will open up to the collector through his own coins! This book was originally published in 1973 and this is the 1980 (2nd) edition which has been digitised and made available as a limited print-run and as a Kindle eBook.

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The Numerals - Arabic dating, The Alphabet, Mint and date on Ottoman coins, Coin denominations, Modern Royal Coins, Morocco non Royal coins, The Kufic Script, Kufic dating, Mohammed and the early Caliphate - Umaiyid Caliphs, An Umaiyid coin examined, The Abbasid Coins and Caliphs, The Developing Kufi type, The Umaiyids of Spain - Shi'ites and the Fatimids, Sultans of Delhi, Later Delhi coins, The Almohades, The Ayyubids and Mamluks, The Seljuk advance, The Seljuks of Rum, The Urtuqids and Zengids, History and coinage of the Mongols, The Ilkans, Post-Ilkhanid Persia, The Persian couplet, The Safavid Shahs, Nadir's chronogram, Honorific epithets, Qajar Shahs, Persian numbers, Afghan rulers, Earliest and later Monghul coins, Malaya and Indonesia + Appendices.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/06/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780948964138
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 150
  • ID: 9780948964138
  • weight: 150
  • ISBN10: 0948964138
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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