Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2006

176 Pages | 90 illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774249303

Bookseller Code (06)

Islamic History Through Coins

An Analysis and Catalogue of Tenth-Century Ikhshidid Coinage

Jere L. Bacharach

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

Islamic History through Coins has become the standard reference for Islamic coinage struck by the Ikhshidid rulers of Egypt and Palestine (935-69). While the first part of the book is considered the best introduction to the study of Islamic coinage available in English and serves the needs of students, faculty, collectors and dealers who are seeking a place to start their possible study of Islamic numismatics, the second half is a catalogue of more than 1,500 specimens, enabling curators, collectors, and dealers to identify coins and their relative rarity.