Ancient Coinage of Axum, Ezana

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BMC 90Kings of Axum, Ezanas. Circa 300-350 AD. AE15mm. Struck after his conversion to Christianity in 330 AD. BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth / +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle. Munro-Hay 52. TextImage
BMC 61Kings of Axum (Aksum). Ezana. AD 300-350. AR 10mm (0.33 g, 11h). Struck AD 300-340. Draped bust right, in headcloth / Draped bust right, in headcloth; all within central ring. Munro-Hay Type 39; BMC Aksum 61. TextImage
BMC 65Kings of Axum. Ezanas. Circa 300-350 AD. AR 12mm (0.57 gm). Struck before his conversion to Christianity in 330 AD. HZA NAC, draped bust right in headcloth; crescent above / BACILEVS, small draped bust in circle; crescent above. Munro-Hay 39; BMC Aksum 65. TextImage
BMC 69Kings of Axum (Aksum). Ezanas. Circa 300-350 AD. AR 13mm (0.87 g, 1h). Struck before his conversion to Christianity in 330 AD. HZA NAC, draped bust right in headcloth / BACILEVS, small draped bust in circle. Munro-Hay 42; BMC Aksum 69. TextImage
BMC 75Kings of Axum. Ezanas. Circa 300-350 AD. AR 14mm (0.75 gm). Struck after his conversion to Christianity in 330 AD. BAX ACA (unknown Greek legend), draped bust right in headcloth / +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small voided cross in circle. Munro-Hay 50; BMC Aksum 75. TextImage
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BMC 90Kings of Axum. Ezanas. Circa 300-350 AD. AE15mm. Struck after his conversion to Christianity in 330 AD. BACI LEYC, draped bust right in headcloth / +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This [the cross] Please the Country), small cross in circle. Munro-Hay 52; BMC Aksum 90. TextImage
BMC 90 (2)Ezana, King of Axum, AE15, ca. AD 300-350. 1.46 g. BACI LEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth. / +TOV TO APECH TH XWPA (May This Please the Country) around small cross in circle. BMC Aksum 90; Munro-Hay 52.TextImage
Munro 39Kings of Axum (Aksum). Ezanas. Circa AD 330-350. AR 11mm, 0.32 g. ca AD 330-340. HZANAS, draped bust right, in headcloth, dot in crescent above / BACIAEYC, draped bust right, in headcloth, dot in crescent above, within circle. Munro-Hay Type 39; Munro-Hay 39; SACAM 97-111; cf. BMC Aksum 59. TextImage
Munro 41Ezana, King of Axum, AE unit, ca. AD 340-360. 11 mm, 1.33 g. BACIΛEYC, draped bust right wearing headcloth. / HZANAC, corn-ear, crescent above. Munro-Hay 41; SACAM 113-8; H 20.TextImage
Munro 49Ezana, King of Axum, AV Tremissis, ca. AD 340-360. 1.59 g. Draped bust right wearing tiara, holding short sceptre, between two corn-ears. / Draped bust right wearing headcloth, holding short sceptre, between two corn-ears. Munro-Hay 49.TextImage
Munro 50Kingdom of Axum, anonymous AR13 Unit. Time of Ezana, ca AD 360-380. 0.53 g. BAXACA, draped bust right, wearing head cloth; within double circle border. / TOY TO APECH TH XwPA ("may this please the country"), cross within circle. SACAM 138-44; H 32; Munro-Hay 50.TextImage
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