Item #1385 Abbasid (Medieval Islam), al-Mahdi (AH 158-169), Silver Dirham, 168AH, SCARCE Kirman Mint

World Coins -  Item #1385 Abbasid (Medieval Islam), al-Mahdi (AH 158-169), Silver Dirham, 168AH, SCARCE Kirman Mint
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Ruler�s name & His Reign:  al-Mahdi (AD 775-785)

Mint: Kirman (Southeastern of Iran) 168 AH (AD 784) SCARCE
Metal & Denomination: Silver Dirham
Size: 25 mm.
Weight: 2.83 gr.

Obverse: The usual Islamic legend in the center with the date and mint around it

Reverse: Muhammad Rasul-allah, God�s praise and peace be upon him, al-caliph al-Mahdi (bakh) in the center, with additional text: �Muhammad is the messenger of God. He sent him with guidance and the true religion to reveal it to all religions even if the polytheists abhor itaround it.

Reference: Album # 215.1

 

Notes: This is a nice example of Abbasid coinage belonging to the third ruler.

 

Price SKU: 1385
US$ 80.00
  • € 68.89
  • £ 60.38
  • AUD 107.53
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  • CAD 105.45

Rates for: 06/18/18

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