Burji Mamluk. Faraj. AH 608. Gold dinar. 11.95 GRAMS.

Ancient Coins - Burji Mamluk. Faraj. AH 608. Gold dinar. 11.95 GRAMS.
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Burji Mamluk.  Al Nasir Nasir al din Faraj, AH 801 to 815 (AD 1399 to 1405) but with a brief interregnum in this reign in the middle of AH 808.

Denomination : Gold dinar.

Mint : al-Qahira.

Date : AH 806 (AD 1403).  What is visible on the coin is the 80 of the date.  The 6 is not visible but can be confirmed by a die link to a coin dated 806 by Balog (#618).  Most coins of this type will have incomplete dates and often the exact date cannot be determined.

Reference : Album-977, MI-1178 var.

Size : 26.4 X 26.8 mm.  Weight : 11.95 grams.

This issue has not standard weight, and examples can be found from under 5 grams to over 13 grams, showing that it was a bullion coinage minted to guarantee purity, but it circulated by weight.

Grade : Mint state with lots of lustre.

Obverse and Reverse : Arabic inscriptions.

Price SKU: vcoin4042
US$ 665.00
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Rates for: 01/16/18

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