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Æ16 - Ioel Large cross

Features

Country Aksum
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 550-570
Currency Roman-Byzantine Solidus contemporary currency (301-cca. 640)
Composition Bronze
Weight 0.82 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References MHAC# 131,
Stuart C. Munro-Hay, Bent Juel-Jensen; 1995. Aksumite coinage. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780907605638.
BMC Aksum# 458
Stuart Munro-Hay; 1999. Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780714108834.

Obverse

Bust of Ioel, right, crowned, wearing cloak.

Translation: "King".

Reverse

Large cross, lettering in between its branches.

Translation: "Ioel".

Comments

Lettering in Ge'ez language.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (550-570) 

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Coins Aksum Æ16 - Ioel (Large cross)