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ID:     761787
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Africa
Region:     AKSUMITE KINGDOM
Issuer:     Armah
Date Ruled:     ca. 600-630 AD
Metal:     Bronze
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     2.10 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     "King Armah" (in Ge'ez), crowned king seated right, holding a long cross; dot in the right field
Reverse Description:     "Let there be joy to the people" (in Ge'ez), cross framed by two stalks of grain, all emerging from a ring
Primary Reference:     Munro-Hay Type 153
Reference2:     BMC Aksum 573
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=78059
Grade:     VF, brown patina, gilt center to cross, slightly ragged flan, trace of gilding on reverse.