Abila: A phantom Arab-Byzantine mint

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dc.contributor.author Woods, David
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-29T13:17:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-29T13:17:01Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12
dc.identifier.citation Woods, D. (2016) 'Abila: A phantom Arab-Byzantine mint', Israel Numismatic Research, 11, pp. 141-151. en
dc.identifier.volume 11 en
dc.identifier.startpage 141 en
dc.identifier.endpage 151 en
dc.identifier.issn 1565-8449
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/9583
dc.description.abstract It has been argued that the obverse legends of a small group of coins point to the existence of a mint striking Arab-Byzantine coinage of the Imperial Image type at Abila during the late seventh century. It is argued here that the legends on these coins have been misread, and that they preserve corrupt readings of the name of Gerasa rather than of Abila, although whether they are the genuine product of Gerasa or the product of some 'irregular' mint nearby instead remains unclear. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Israel Numismatic Society en
dc.relation.uri http://www.ins.org.il/48/
dc.rights © 2016, Israel Numismatic Society. en
dc.subject Abila en
dc.subject Umayyad en
dc.subject Byzantine en
dc.subject Mint en
dc.subject Fals en
dc.subject Follis en
dc.subject Gerasa en
dc.subject Scythopolis en
dc.title Abila: A phantom Arab-Byzantine mint en
dc.type Article (non peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother David Woods, Classics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.woods@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2020-01-29T13:12:36Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Israel Numismatic Research en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.woods@ucc.ie en

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