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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2000.198.39
Title
Islamic Coin
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Places
Creation Place: Central Asia, Afghanistan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/101897
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.22 g
Provenance
The coins were purchased in 1944 by the donor Richard Frye, Professor Emeritus, in Kabul, Afghansistan.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Richard N. Frye
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
2000.198.39
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Seventy-six Islamic bronze coins ranging from the Ghaznavid period to the early twentieth century. Purchased in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1944.

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