coin project
Ancient Coin Collectors Guild
Please support our sponsors


Log In | Register
[83409 Coins (44230 Unverified)]
 
 
Search
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
 
 
Home
ANCIENT/BYZANTINE
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22269)
Roman Imperial (32347)
Roman Provincial (8276)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
MEDIEVAL/EARLY WORLD
Ancient and Medieval India (71)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (54)
Germany (30)
Islamic (18)
Western Europe (102)
MODERN WORLD
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
 
Submit New Coin(s)
 
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     300025
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Africa
Region:     AKSUMITE KINGDOM
Issuer:     Kaleb
Date Ruled:     ca. 500 AD
Metal:     Gold
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     1.60 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     ++LHB B (Bs retrograde) ACILE (E retrograde)YC+ (King Kaleb), crowned and draped bust right, framed by two grain ears within beaded circle; Cs in legend retrograde
Reverse Description:     +V[I]O+C QELNE+NA (Son of Thezena), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding short stick, framed by two grain ears within beaded circle; Es and Ns in legend retrograde
Primary Reference:     Munro-Hay Type 107 var. (legends)
Reference2:     BMC Aksum -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=78056
Grade:     Near VF, toned, minor die rust on obverse.