Artuqids of Mardin.
Qutb al-Din iI Ghazi II
572-580 A.H. - 1176-1184 A.D.AE Dirhem (No mint or date)
29mm, 12.18gm, Axis: 2:00
Obv: Diademed imperial head right within square, raised to the heavens (prototype: coinage of Constantine the Great and family)
Rx: Kufic legend in 5 lines.
Sent out to school ("Anne") in Jan '08
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