Author Topic: Kingdom of Axum, Ioel, ca. 550 (-600?) AD., billon unit, Munro-Hay 129.  (Read 89 times)

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Kingdom of Axum, Ioel, ca. 550 (-600?) AD.,
Unit (ø 13 mm / 0,83 g), billon, axes irregular alignment ↑↗ (ca. 40°),
Obv.: ነገሠ... , “King Ioel” in Ge’ez, draped facing bust, wearing headcloth decorated with cross.
Rev.: APECH XV ("may it please the country"), pierced cross pattée with gold inlay at center dot, all within linear border, legend around.
Hahn, Aksumite 57 ; Munro-Hay type 129 ; BMC Axum 447-9 ; Vaccaro 57 .


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Congratulations to this outstanding condition! Usually they come this way:

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Truly a brilliant coin, congratulations with this one and thanks for showing !

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