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ID:     761780
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Africa
Region:     AKSUMITE KINGDOM
Issuer:     Hataz
Date Ruled:     ca. 570-600 AD
Metal:     Bronze
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     1.65 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust facing, wearing cross on crown; flanked by two stalks of grain, from the base of which springs two cross-topped stems
Reverse Description:     "Hataz King of Aksum" (in Ge'ez), Greek cross in octagonal scalloped frame
Primary Reference:     Munro-Hay Type 140
Reference2:     BMC Aksum 522
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=78058
Grade:     VF, dark brown and green patina, earthen highlights.