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Islamic Coins

Islamic, Seljuqs Sultanate of Rum, Kaykhusraw I, 1192 - 1196, 1204-1210

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Kaykhusraw I, the eleventh and youngest son of Kilij Arslan II, succeeded his father in 1192. He ruled 1192-1196 and 1205-1211, but had to fight his brothers for control of the Sultanate. He married a granddaughter of the Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos. In 1207 he seized Antalya from its Frankish garrison and furnished the Seljuq state with a port on the Mediterranean. According to Niketas Choniates, he was killed in single combat by Theodore I Laskaris, the emperor of Nicaea, during the Battle of Antioch on the Meander.Seljuqs of Rum

IS67182. Bronze fals, Album 1207, Mitchiner WOI -, F, weight 2.506 g, maximum diameter 19.7 mm, die axis 315o, 2nd reign, 600 - 607 AH, 1205 - 1211; obverse horseman riding right, sword in right, two stars above; reverse Arabic inscriptions, no mint or date, including title "Abul-Fat-h"; $45.00 (Ä39.60)


The Coinage of the Ayyubids

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BW40234. The Coinage of the Ayyubids by Paul Balog, Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication Number 12, London, 1980, 334 pages, 50 plates, hardcover, dust jacket, new; $40.00 (Ä35.20)


Islamic, Zangid Atabegs of Sinjar, Qutb al-Din Muhammad, 594 - 616 AD, 1197 - 1219 A.D.

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The obverse is imitative of a bronze of Caracalla struck at Edessa, Mesopotamia.
IS47246. Bronze dirhem, Spengler-Sayles 81, Album 1880.2, Mitchiner WOI 1139 - 1140, F, obv off center, weight 9.677 g, maximum diameter 25.8 mm, die axis 45o, Sinjar mint, 596 - 600 AH, 1199 - 1204 A.D.; obverse Kufic inscription: mint name and date (date off flan), bare headed, curly-haired, draped a cuirassed Roman-style bust left, spear in right over shoulder, shield on left shoulder; reverse cursive four line Kufic inscription: names and titles of the Abbasid Calif al-Nasir and Qutb al-Din Muhammad; Zengid tamga (stylized fulmen) below; $19.00 (Ä16.72)







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