Kufic coinage

Arri, Giovanni Antonio. Novas observationes in quosdam numos Abbasidarum aliosque Cuficos sive editos sive anecdotos nec non in duo specula et generatim in vitra literis cuficis aucta.

Turin, ex Regio Typographeo, 1835.

Large 4to. 55, (1) pp. With 3 engraved plates (one folding). Contemporary orange wrappers.


First edition.

Rare numismatic treatise on Abbasid coins and their inscriptions in Kufic script. Separately pre-published from the "Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino", vol. 39 (1836).

Some duststaining; plates foxed, still a good, wide-margined copy.


Not in Leitzmann.

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