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Ancient Coinage of Axum, Hataz


[AC 140]

Hataz or Iathlia, King of Axum ca 575 AD.

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AC_140Axumite Kingdom, Hataz (ca. AD 575) AE19. Capped & draped bust of Hataz facing, framed by two grain ears, each with an offshoot terminating in a cross / Greek cross within octagon, Ge'ez legend Htz ngs 'ksm , “Hataz, King of Aksum.” TextImage
BMC 522Kings of Axum, Hataz AE 16mm. Draped bust facing, in cross on crown; flanked by two stalks of grain, from the base of which springs two cross-topped stems / Hataz King of Aksum (in Ge'ez), Greek cross in octagonal scalloped frame. Munro-Hay Type 140; BMC Aksum 522. TextImage
BMC 529ffKings of Axum, Hataz AE 17mm. King Hataz (in Ge'ez), crowned facing bust / Mercy to the People (in Ge'ez), voided cross-crosslet with central cross. Munro-Hay 141; BMC Aksum 529ff. TextImage
See also: Search for Hataz at CoinArchives.com
Search for Hataz at AncientImports.com
Search for Hataz in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Hataz in the ANS Database
Search for Hataz at Incitatus Coins

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