List or table: JRL SERIES C 52

List or table JRL SERIES C 52

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Accounts in Judaeo-Arabic that feature a wide array of price-related calculation that may date from the 18th century based on the paleography and the mention of Venetian coinage. The recto is very faded yet on the verso the entry structure of the bifolium is more clear in that each set of calculations is designated by individuals, such as: Ḥayyim Tawīl, Yosef Mod[aʿ]?, and Maʿallam Saʿad. Some of the entries where prices are mentioned also reference types of coinage. On the upper right of the verso, line 2, the word "בונדוק / bunduk" appears which is in all likelihood a quantity of gold Venetian ducats. In the same column below that, the term "מתקיל / metqil" appears and elsewhere on the verso as another form of coinage. Based on the structure of this bifolium and the small tears along the inner spine, it may originate from a broader private ledger. MCD.

JRL SERIES C 52 1 / 1 leaf, recto

1 / 1 leaf, recto

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JRL SERIES C 52 1 / 1 leaf, verso

1 / 1 leaf, verso
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