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Italian States: Norman Sicily. William I, "the Bad" (1154-1166)
D'Andrea-Contreras 336-337b, Travaini 301; Spahr 96-98; MEC Italy XIV 291-292

AR Kharruba or fraction of dirhem, 553-554 A.H. = 1158/59-1159/60 A.D., Palermo mint. 0.58 g., 13.19 mm. max.

Obv: al-malik / Ghulyālim / al- muĎazzam (= King William the Magnificent) in three lines of Kufic script, lily to center.

Rev: Star; mint formula and AH date in Kufic script in outer margin.
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