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Hassan (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. No visible border.

Reverse

Arabic inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

حسن بن سحرا ؟

جعد ؟

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. No visible border.

Reverse

Arabic inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

حسن بن سحرا ؟

جعد ؟

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4589
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

حسن بن سحرا ؟

جعد ؟

Hassan sahraan. . . Ja'ad (?)

Commentary

The Arabic script is strangely written, and requires further interpretation. The name Hassan seems to appear in the top line. The phrase from the second half of the second line through the third line is also found on 1955.1.4585.