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Muhammad (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2706
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin; features obscure. Faint sigla: μρ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Wreath border.

Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ

Reverse

Arabic inscription in two lines. Wreath border.

نف. [م]حمد ؟.

Translation

نف. محمد ؟.

. . . Muhammad (?).

Commentary

The lower line seems to read محمد (Muhammad), though the upper line is not easily legible.