228CR5) MAMLUK, BAYBARS I, AL-ZAHIR RUKN AL-DIN, 658-676 AH / 1260-1277 AD, AR DIRHAM, 2.69 GRMS, WITH HERALDIC LION BELOW OBVERSE, ALBUM 883, THESE ARE SCARCE WITH A CLEAR LION

World Coins - 228CR5) MAMLUK, BAYBARS I, AL-ZAHIR RUKN AL-DIN, 658-676 AH / 1260-1277 AD, AR DIRHAM, 2.69 GRMS, WITH HERALDIC LION BELOW OBVERSE, ALBUM 883, THESE ARE  SCARCE WITH A CLEAR LION
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228CR5) MAMLUK, BAYBARS I, AL-ZAHIR RUKN AL-DIN, 658-676 AH / 1260-1277 AD, AR DIRHAM, 2.69 GRMS, WITH HERALDIC LION BELOW OBVERSE, ALBUM 883, THESE ARE VERY SCARCE WITH A CLEAR LION.
 
 
The lion beneath the obv. legend is the heraldic symbol of Baybars , and is found on other objects manufactured for the court during his reign.
Baibars or Baybars (Arabic: الملك الظاهر ركن الدين بيبرس البندقداري‎, al-Malik al-Zahir Rukn al-Din Baibars al-Bunduqdari), nicknamed Abul-Futuh[1] (Literally "The father of conquest"; Arabic: أبو الفتوح) (1223 – 1 July 1277), was the fourth Sultan of Egypt from the Mamluk Bahri dynasty. He was one of the commanders of the Egyptian forces that inflicted a defeat on the Seventh Crusade of King Louis IX of France. He also led the vanguard of the Egyptian army at the Battle of Ain Jalut in 1260,[2] which marked the first substantial defeat of the Mongol army and is considered a turning point in history.[3] The reign of Baibars marked the start of an age of Mamluk dominance in the Eastern Mediterranean and solidified the durability of their military system. He managed to pave the way for the end of the Crusader presence in the Levant and reinforced the union of Egypt and Syria as the region's pre-eminent Muslim state, able to fend off threats from both Crusaders and Mongols and even managed to subdue the kingdom of Makuria, which was famous for being unconquerable by previous Muslim empire invasion attempts. As Sultan, Baibars also engaged in a combination of diplomacy and military action, allowing the Mamluks of Egypt to greatly expand their empire.

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