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Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen In The Tenth Century Ce, Carol Bier Jan 2014

Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen In The Tenth Century Ce, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

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The Work Of Ai-Hasan B. Muhammad, Die Engraver At Isbahan And Al-Muhammadiyya, Carol Bier Jan 1979

The Work Of Ai-Hasan B. Muhammad, Die Engraver At Isbahan And Al-Muhammadiyya, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

Four Buyid coins in t he collection of t he American Numismatic Society, struck between 358- 68H. /A.D. 968- 79 at two mints in Jibal province, illustrate a phenomenon unique in the history of Islamic coinage.! They concern the status of a die engraver named al-Hasan b. Muhammad. A silver dirham bearing his signature was first noted by George C. Miles and published in 1938. It was at that time the only Islamic coin known to bear t he signature of a die engraver. More recently, four additional coins have been located which shed more light upon the career ...