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New coins I'm unable to identify (Greek, Byzantine, Arabic)

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presedinte
Joined: 24-Apr-2018
Posts: 123
Here are the coins I'm unable to identify, so any help is most welcome!

1. Byzantine or Pseud-Byzantine (Arabic)? 2.95g; ~16-21.6mm


2. Greek? 2.8g; ~11-12mm

3. Arabic silver; 3.04g; ~15-15.5mm


4. Greek? I see a horse on the obverse and ARTEMI on reverse; 1.19g; ~11.1mm

5. I see a crab or a shell on obverse and a head left on reverse; 3.04g; 15.9-17.6mm
Seeker55
Joined: 14-Apr-2018
Posts: 203
Number 3 appears to be a "Bull and Horseman" jital from the greater historical India area (in other words, including both northern India and much of present day Pakistan and Afghanistan). Dozens of varieties were produced from about 850 to 1300 AD. There are threads on this topic if you search around. Here's a good comprehensive one:

https://www.coincommunity.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=267786
alamir
Joined: 29-Jan-2013
Posts: 863
I think #1 is this one:
https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces45892.html
presedinte
Joined: 24-Apr-2018
Posts: 123
Thank you, I appreciate your help!

If anyone else has any clues as to the other coins it would be great!
Choucas Numista team
Joined: 21-Jun-2017
Posts: 1848
Hello,

I think the #4 is this one (not a horse but a sphinx) :
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/pamphylia/perga/Mauromichale_278.jpg
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/pamphylia/perga/Mauromichale_278.txt
More on this coinage :
http://www.wildwinds.com/coins/greece/pamphylia/perga/t.html

The #2 is a seleucid coin for sure, I think under Antiochus III. I believe it is this one :
http://numismatics.org/sco/id/sc.1.1052
But feel free to browse on this database :
http://numismatics.org/sco/results?q=authority_facet%3A%22Antiochus%20III%20the%20Great%22%20AND%20deity_facet%3A%22Apollo%22%20AND%20material_facet%3A%22Bronze%22&start=0
Traducteur catalogue : n'hésitez pas à me demander de traduire une fiche.
Catalog translator : feel free to ask me to translate a page.
numisquare
Joined: 25-Oct-2017
Posts: 293
As Seeker55 indicated, this is a “Bull and Horseman” jital. The specific variety is:
Dehli Rajas, Ananga Palla Deva c. 1130-45 AD
Jital or silver drachm
Mint: Dehli
18% silver?
o. bull facing l.
r. horse and rider r.
see: https://www.numismall.com/acc/Silver-drachm-of-Ananga-Palla-Deva-ca.1130-1145-Rajas-of-Delhi-v7593.html
Seeker55
Joined: 14-Apr-2018
Posts: 203
Numisquare, that's impressive attribution to find the exact variety of the "Bull & Horseman" jital. Hats off to you!
presedinte
Joined: 24-Apr-2018
Posts: 123
This is fabulous, thank you so much! It's cases like this that show how important it is to be part of a community of passionate and knowledgeable people. Help is much appreciated.

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