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Medieval and cash coins => Islamic world => Topic started by: capnbirdseye on May 21, 2015, 03:01:28 PM

Title: Ilkhans, Abu Sa'id, AE Fals ,Tabriz mint, with unkown countermark
Post by: capnbirdseye on May 21, 2015, 03:01:28 PM
Identified for me on zeno, but no reading of the countermark if anyone can recognise it
Title: Re: Ilkhans, Abu Sa'id, AE Fals ,Tabriz mint, with unkown countermark
Post by: saro on May 24, 2015, 09:36:27 AM
a triskele ?
Title: Re: Ilkhans, Abu Sa'id, AE Fals ,Tabriz mint, with unkown countermark
Post by: saro on May 24, 2015, 09:45:44 AM
Found such triskele ornament on Sogdian coins :
http://www.sogdcoins.narod.ru/english/sogdiana/s_coins.html

May be used later as countermark on Ilkhan coins, in same area  ??? ???
Title: Re: Ilkhans, Abu Sa'id, AE Fals ,Tabriz mint, with unkown countermark
Post by: THCoins on May 24, 2015, 10:05:05 AM
I had the same central asian association, but could not pinpoint it. I find the idea of a bit deformed triskele quite brilliant !
Title: Re: Ilkhans, Abu Sa'id, AE Fals ,Tabriz mint, with unkown countermark
Post by: capnbirdseye on May 24, 2015, 11:36:57 AM
A good theory, could well be a squashed triskele, I'll add that to the zeno post & see if anyone agrees  8)