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Spengler, William F. and Wayne G. Sayles, Turkoman Figural Bronze Coins and their Iconography: Volumes I & II, Lodi, 1992, Volume I, 217 pages, photos of all types throughout. A description of types of bronze coins issued by the Islamic Artuqids of Turkey (Anatolia) from the 11th-15th centuries. Each type gives a complete transliteration and translation of legends, a numismatic commentary, an analysis of the artistic source of the representations on the coins. The book is broken into the Artuqids of Hisn Kayfa and Amid, Khartpert, and Mardin. There is a glossary of terms, a good bibliography, and a concordance with other catalogues and treatments of these coins. Each type is photographed, and other coins
and artworks upon which designs are based are illustrated.
Lodi, 1996, Volume II, 187 pages, photos of all types throughout. Identical format to Volume I, but covering the Islamic Zengid dynasties. The book is divided into the Zengids of Mosul, Lu'lu'ids of Mosul, Zengids of Aleppo, Zengids of Sinjar and Zengids of al-Jazira. Non-figural coppers are also fully described.