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Æ 11 - Ioel long cross

Æ 11 - Ioel (long cross) -  obverse Æ 11 - Ioel (long cross) -  reverse

Features

Country Aksum
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 550-570
Currency Roman-Byzantine Solidus contemporary currency (301-cca. 640)
Composition Bronze
Weight 0.85 g
Diameter 11 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References MHAC# 134,
Aksumite Coins
by Stuart Munro-Hay
(Spink)
BMC Aksum# 484-507
Catalogue of the Aksumite Coins in the British Museum
by Stuart Munro-Hay
(British Museum)

Obverse

Bust of Ioel, right, crowned, wearing cloak; crescent in right field.

Translation: "King Ioel".

Reverse

Long Latin cross.

Translation: "Christ is with us".

Comments

Lettering in Ge'ez language.

Unlike gold and silver coinage minted for the trade route between the Byzantine Empire and India, this bronze coin seems to have a local use.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (550-570) 

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