Qinnasrin: Coin Die Engravers (Coppers)

Date: Late seventh century (c. 690 onwards)

Pre-Reform copper coins minted in Qinnasrin (Chalcis; in the province of Jund al-Qinnasrin) employed the ‘standing caliph’ motif on the obverse.  See also: Coin Die Engraver  (Silver); Coin Die Engraver  (Gold); Copper Beater (naḥḥās).

Citation: Album, Stephen and Tony Goodwin, Sylloge of Islamic Coins in the Ashmolean Museum, Volume 1: The Pre-Reform Coinage of the Early Islamic Period (London: Ashmolean Museum and Spink and Son Ltd., 2002), p. 96 (and catalogue entries 657-61).