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ID:     764303
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Africa
Region:     AKSUMITE KINGDOM
Issuer:     Nezool
Date Ruled:     ca. 450-500 AD
Metal:     Gold
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     1.61 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     +QEOV E VXAPICTIA (By the grace of God(?)), crowned and draped bust right, holding three-pronged 'fly whisk', framed by grain ears
Reverse Description:     +BACILEYC NEZOWL (King Nezool), draped bust right, wearing headcloth, holding two-pronged 'fly whisk', framed by two grain ears; N of legend retrograde
Primary Reference:     Munro-Hay Type 82
Reference2:     BMC Aksum 401
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=79741
Grade:     Near EF.