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Half Unit

Features

Country Sabaean Kingdom
(Southern Arabia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1-100
Value 0.5 Unit (0.5)
Composition Gold
Weight 2.56 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
References CAF# 1.12ii,
Stuart Munro-Hay; 2003. Coinage of Arabia Felix: The Pre-Islamic Coinage of the Yemen. David Brown Book Company.
Huth# 299
Martin Huth; 2010. Coinage of the Caravan Kingdoms. Ancient Arabian Coins from the Collection of Martin Huth. ACNAC 10, New York.

Obverse

Head of male right, wearing laurel wreath, within dotted border.

Reverse

Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; ynaf-monogram to left, curved symbol of Almaqah to right; all within fillet border with crescent and disk at top.

Comments

M. Huth, "The Gold Coins" in CCK, 4a

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