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Arabic coins and how to read them.

Richard J. Plant

Arabic coins and how to read them.

by Richard J. Plant

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Published by B.A. Seaby Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL20396997M

This book is the second volume of an illustrated price guide to Islamic coins; the first volume was published in The Islamic market has long been hampered by two things: the lack of reliable information regarding values due to the historic volatility of auction prices for Islamic coins, and the lack of general reference works with illustrations. World Coin Books: World Coins $ World Coins $ World Coins $ World Coins $ to date World Coins $ Byzantine, Roman and Ancient Coin Books Coin Books.

  Stephen Album wrote a good book: 'Islamic Coins, and How to Read Them'. (ancient coins) When it comes number script in the modern Arabic - Turkish form, I was taught by a nine year old boy. Way back in , I helped the drive a double deck bus, Mumbai to London. Title and Author/Editor: The Coinage of The Umayyads of Spain (George C. Miles), Arabic Coins and How to Read Them (Richard Plant), Coins of the Islamic World, Islamic Coins: A Selection of Islamic Coins Used Since the Beginning of Islam Up to the Ottoman Period (The Arab Bank Limited): Genre: History, Reference: Binding: Mass market paperback, Leatherette.

Step 1. Determine the country of origin. Look for a country name on the coin. If it is not obvious, check this List of Western Text that can reveal the country. If helpful text is not present, scan through these 2 pages of typical symbols. To complete the identification, translate any Arabic or Indian numerals. If needed, follow this Guide to Reading the Date of Arabic Coins. Arabic Coins and How to Read Them (2nd Edition) by Richard Plant Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Rotographic An Introduction to Arabic Coins & How To Read Them, R. Plant, Latest edition. An a.


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This book is a must for anyone who collects coins with Arabic inscription. I have a pretty good collection of Umayyad and Abbasid dirhams - the first coins to feature a year of mintage, I believe.

I can read Arabic, but these coins are written in Kufic Arabic which is very difficult to decipher/5(5). Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Arabic Coins and How to Read Them book, this is one of the most wanted Richard J.

Plant author readers around the world/5(). Arabic Coins and How to Read Them book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7).

Buy Arabic Coins and How to Read Them 2nd Revised edition by Plant, Richard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

An introduction to reading Arabic on coins and therefore also a guide to correctly identify and date them. For English speakers and speakers of other western languages, Arabic is one of the hardest scripts to understand.

Persevere long enough and a whole new world 5/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Plant challenges you to learn Arabic script with short, to the point chapters followed by amusing exercises (solutions in the back of the book).

Those who are only interested in modern coins can just take chapters 1 to 8 and 23 to Plant is not just knowledgeable about Arabic, but also about coins”. Arabic Coins and How to Read Them Richard Plant is obviously no stranger to education. He starts with a basic chapter on numerals and dating and takes the reader through the world of Arabic coins step by step with easy to digest chapters, each concluded by a test that allows you to practice what you know (answers are in the back of the book).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Arabic Coins and How to Read Them by Richard Plant Softcover Book Guide at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Greek, Semitic, Asiatic Coins and How to Read Them: A Revised and Augmented Edition,by Richard J.

Plant The original edition of this numismatically most useful book was published in in just copies. The book is divided into 4 main sections, Greek based alphabets, Semitic alphabets, Indian alphabets, and Chinese.

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$ New + $ Shipping item 2 New Official Blue Book Guide US United States. I bought several Mughal India coins recently and spent some time attempting to read the Arabic text on them with the help of Richard Plant's book Arabic Coins and How to Read Them. The Mughal Empire was a Sunni Islamic kingdom which lasted from AD to Their territory included most of India.

Its capitol was Agra and briefly Fatehpur Sikri. Ancient & Other Coins Arabic Coins & How to Read Them. If you are into collecting coins then do yourself a favour and get this book. Out of all the coin books I have this is the one I refer to the most as I think it has the most realistic prices in it, and for the price it is then it is a no brainer and it will pay itself back several times.

First, Islamic coins are almost always written in Arabic and are nearly impossible for a person not fluent in Arabic to read, determine which side is the obverse, or even tell which way is “up”. Second, the years referenced within Islamic civilization and on their coins are based off of a different yearly calendar cycle and use a differentFile Size: KB.

Previously out of print for 14 years, this is an essential book for collectors of Eastern coins and for people who want to learn to decipher the Arabic featured on coins. Non-western scripts are a challenge to western coin collectors.

Plant challenges you to learn Arabic. There are many specialized online book sellers for Arabic books – novels in Arabic, Islamic books, book on Arabic grammar, etc. Over the years, I have used many of them to fill my personal library.

I would like tell you about my experiences, so you may save yourself the hassle. Click to read more about Arabic coins and how to read them by Richard J. Plant. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). If you consider coins an investment in yourself, this book is a great investment tool.

Richard Plant is obviously no stranger to education. He starts with a basic chapter on numerals and dating and takes the reader through the world of Arabic coins step by step with easy to digest chapters, each concluded by a test that allows you to practice what you know (answers are in the back of the.

I bought several Mughal India coins recently and spent some time attempting to read the Arabic text on them with the help of Richard Plant's book Arabic Coins and How to Read Them. Mughal India Shah Jahan Rupee Agra Silver, 22 mm, gm, KMStruck at Agra (Dar-i-Khilafa) Obverse: Four horizontal lines of text.

Arabic Coins and How to Read Them by Richard Plant,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Islamic coin identification and reference books You'll need Richard Plant's Arabic Coins and How to Read Them.

I think I've found a few already but I'll definitely look into the book. I think the most difficult thing is trying to decipher the letters as they appear a bit more calligraphic than I see them. level 1. The best place to get such an introduction is Arabic Coins and How to Read Them, by Plant, which can be found online for about $ Once you are able to identify the easiest of the Islamic series, the Umayyid coins (described in the first chapter of Plant’s book), you are ready to follow the instructions on the present site for identifying.Rotographic An Introduction to Arabic Coins & How To Read Them, R.

Plant, Latest edition. An authoritive book designed to help decipher the Arabic messages on Middle Eastern Coins.

An introduction to Arabic coins, detailing their h.