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Axumite coins money and banking in Ethiopia by Belai Giday.

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Published by Belai Giday in Addis Ababa .
Written in English



  • Ethiopia.


  • Coins, Ethiopian,
  • Money -- Ethiopia,
  • Banks and banking -- Ethiopia

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Edition Notes

StatementBelai Giday.
LC ClassificationsCJ3926 .B45 1980z
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. ;
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2837758M
LC Control Number83980072

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Ancient African coins from the Aksumite (Axumite) Kingdom. The Kingdom existed in modern northern Ethiopia and Eritrea from c AD. Civitas Galleries. Anonymous Early Christian Period, c. A.D. AE1 VF. US$ Civitas Galleries. Anonymous Early . Aksumite Coins. The Aksumites first began producing coins around CE, under the rule of king Endubis. Aksum was the first African civilization, not including African cities under the Roman Empire, to produce coins (Pankhurst 26). The creation of a system of currency is related to the intricate society that had evolved in Aksum. The kingdom of Axum, in modern Ethiopia and Erythrea, has been the only sub-saharian African state to mint coins in late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. I think Axumite coinage started in the 3rd C. AD and lasted to the 7th C. Some of these coins are very curious: anonymous bronze or silver coins (attributed to the 5th C.) have a gilded cross on the reverse: a very thin gold layer on the. Book: All Authors / Contributors: S C Munro-Hay. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: Inscriptions in Geʻez and Greek. Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Responsibility: # Axumite coins, to \/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Read and learn for free about the following article: Aksumite Coins. Read and learn for free about the following article: Aksumite Coins. If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please. The Kingdom of Aksum or Axum, also known as the Aksumite Empire, was an important trading nation in the area which is now Eritrea and northern Ethiopia, existing from approximately – grew from the proto-Aksumite Iron Age period c. 4th century BC to achieve prominence by the 1st century AD, and was a major player in the commerce between the Roman Empire and Ancient India. Axum (Aksumite Empire, Kingdom of Axum) was a powerful Ethiopian/Eritrean empire, located in northern Ethiopia and developed by controlling the Red Sea trade routes. Axum was prosperous from AD to AD. It was contemporary with the Roman Empire and according to Mani, the Axumite civilization was among the four great civilization of the time, on par with Rome, Persia, and . Axumite Kingdom, history I. Title Contents Chronological Chart Preface 1. Christian inscriptions and coins. Anonymous Christian coins AD MHDYS* Ouazebas* AD Eon* Ebana* Nezool*/Nezana* This book is designed to introduce the ancient African civilisation of Aksum to .

  Some Axumite coins (like @sap's) include inscriptions in both Ge-ez and Greek. Well I like a challenge and I just picked up Munro-Hay's book cataloging the collection at the British Museum. Too bad that the edge on my coin is so ragged--several mm of . List of Celtic tribes and hyperlinks to the coins. Empire of Axum (Aksum) CE. A very brief history of Axum (Aksum). Axum was an ancient Empire that controlled the areas of the present day Eritria, western Tigray province of Ethiopia, South Arabia, Sudan and Yemen. Axumite coins may be found in Britain for a number of reasons including commerce, but Britannic journey's to Axum were impossible. None were made. There were no records of "white hairs or blue eyes" anywhere in Axum's hagiography until well after the Solomonic restoration. Ethiopians had no white haired Emperor's or blue eyed Princes/5(3). coins. Made of bronze, silver, and gold, these coins were imprinted with the say-ing, “May the country be satisfied.” Ezana apparently hoped that this inscription would make him popular with the people. Every time they used a coin, it would remind them that he had their interests at Size: 2MB.