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Encyclopedia of Islamic World Coins

The Encyclopedia of Islamic World Coins Volume One - Coins of Islamic Caliphs By Dr. Attef Mansur Ramadan

  • $ 135.00

Description: A BRAND NEW COPY  of a book by Dr. Attef Mansur Ramadan entitled " Encyclopedia of Coins in The Islamic World." It has 558 pages, 42 pages of coin diagrams, and 53 plates, of glossy paper, with black and white and color photos of Byzantine, Sasanian and Islamic coins. This is an indispensable reference for the serious collector of Islamic coins. The book (this is volume I, additional volumes have not been published yet) presents a comprehensive study of the Coins of the Islamic Khalifs and covers coins of the Orthodox (Al Rashedeen) Caliphs, the Umayyads, Abbasids, Fatimids, and Umayyads of Spain (Andalusia).

It has the following chapters:

Coins of the four Orthodox Caliphs

Coins of the Umayyad Caliphs

Coins of the Abbasid Caliphs

Coins of the Fatimid Caliphs

Coins of the Umayyad Caliphs of Andalusia (Spain)

References List of Diagrams and Photos

The coin chapters are subdivided by caliph and presents each khalif's coins. It would start by describing the relevant numismatic history for each ruler and follow by describing his various coins. The types of coins discussed are Gold, Silver, and Fulus. The book has a table describing mints, year and inscription of Umayyad coins. It also discusses the various design of Fatimid coins and has extensive treaties on each ruler and their coins.

Type:  Hard Cover.

Language: Text is written in Arabic.

Publisher: Dar Al Qahira in Cairo, Egypt.

Condition: This is not a used book but is a NEW BOOK in excellent condition and has never been opened.   All pages are clean and the book is free of markings, tears, dog ears or damage. The hard cover has some scuffmarks and minor soiling as well as a bump or two to the corners and to the edges of the spine but nothing that distracts from the books quality or condition.

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