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Object Name: 
Coin Weight
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.353
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 2.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
Islamic, Abbasid (?), Anonymous
Primary Description: 
Deep amethyst glass (appears opaque black), slight iridescent film, iron scale on reverse; trailed on a flat surface and struck. Circular, struck with a square contained in a circle, within the square a three line Arabic inscription. [See External Object File 59.1.295-411 for Arabic inscription.]
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Title Unknown (The American Numismatic Society)
Venue(s)
American Numismatic Society