Historical Virtual Realia: Old Arabic Antique Items
Posted by Mourad Diouri on February 11, 2008
The following is a collection from Rosenblumcoins.com.
Since 1971 Rosenblumcoins has specialized in all aspects of Israel, Palestine and Jewish numismatic material and ancient, medieval and modern coins, paper money, tokens and medals of the world.
1936. LOTTERY TICKET. Issued by the Muslim Community.
Decorated title in Arabic around all four sides, nice vignette of sphinx at center.
In Arabic & French. Sold for $50
LOTTERY TICKET. 1936. Issued by the Chaldeene Catholique du Caire Society.
Depicts a Nile scene, boats and Fortuna at left.
In Arabic, French & Greek! sold for $50
CHRISTIAN ARABIC IMITATIVE Half Dirham. 1251 AD. AR Half Dirham (1.46).Around a cross, the legend (in Arabic), “The Father and the Son”/”And the Holy Spirit”.
Can you recognise ( الاب والابن و الروح القدس ) in the coin?
Sold for $450
Currency Note – 1 Pound. 1950. Saad signature.
Farouk portrait at right. Arabic serial numbers only. sold for $40+
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