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Name of Object:

Coin

Location:

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah

Date:

Hegira 74–78 / AD 693–697

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 8704 N

Period / Dynasty:

Umayyad

Provenance:

Syria

Description:

Undated copper/copper alloy coin (fals) of so-called "Standing Caliph" type, in the name of the Umayyad Caliph 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (r. AH 65-86 / AD 685-705) struck at Homs (Hims), Syria, (undated).

Citation of this web page:

 "Coin" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2019. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;31;en&id=coins_and_medals

MWNF Working Number: KW 31

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