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Numismatics
Ruler: al-Muti’, Caliph, 914–974, ruled 946–74
Mint: Misr’
Artist: Unknown
Magistrate: Abu’l-Qasim b. al-Ikhshid, governor of Egypt, ruled 946–61

Dinar of al-Muti’

955/6 (A.H. 344)

Gold

4.25 g, 3:00, 22 mm
The Mark Deitz, Class of 1969, Collection of Ancient Coins, Gift of Paula Deitz
2008.217.25
Geography: 
Made in Misr, Egypt
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
10th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 158.

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