468KMRY1) ABBASSID HEAVY DINAR AL-MUSTA'SIM SUPERB 10.16 GRAMS !! VF

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468KMRY1) ABBASSID HEAVY DINAR AL-MUSTA'SIM SUPERB VF


ISLAMIC, Abbassid, Abu Ahmad Abdullah AL-MUSTA�SIM BILLAH, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, Gold Dinar struck at Madinat Al-Salam (present day Baghdad) in the year 644 AH . It is struck on a 27 MM LARGE FLAN and weights 10.16 GRAMS !!!!!! and grades a nice VF. It was struck in the fourth year of Al-Musta�sim reign, and exactly 13 years later in 656 AH, the Mongols invaded Baghdad, completly destroyed it and put the entire population to the sword. Al-Musta�sim was also executed. The manner is not known but according to one story, by being rolled in a carpet and allowing elephants to trample on him.!!!!!!

INSCRIPTIONS OF THE COIN :
OBVERSE : In 7 lines; Al-Imam/ La Ilaha Illa Allah/ Wahdahu La Sharuka Lahu / Al-Musta�sim Billah/ Amir Al-Mu�menin/ Bi Nasr Ellah/ to the right vertically : Lillah Al �Amr min kabl Wa Min Ba�ad, To the left vertically : Wa Yauma Izin Yafrahu �al Mu�emenun. All in a flower shaped frame forming the outer MARGIN : Bismillah Duriba Haza Al Dinar Bi Madinat Al-Salam Sanat 'Arbaa Wa Arba�in Wa Suttuma�at.

OBVERSE CENTER :

الأمام
لا اله الا الله
وحده لا شريك له
المستعصم بالله
أمير المؤمنين
بنصر الله

ON THE SIDES :

لله الأمر من قبل و من بعد
و يومئذ يفرح المؤمنون

MARGIN :

بسم الله ضرب هذا الدينار بمدينة السلام سنة أربع و أربعين و ستمائة

REVERSE : In 5 lines : Al-Hamdu Lillah/ Muhammad/ Rasulu Allah/ Salla Allah Alayhi/ Wa Sallam, Vertically to the right : Walaw Kariha/ and vertically to the left : Al-Mushrekun. MARGIN : Muhammad Rasul Allah Arsalahu Bil Huda Wa Din Al Hakk Lyuzhirahu �Ala Al-Dina Kulahu.

REVERSE CENTER :

الحمد لله
محمد
رسول الله
صلى الله عليه
و سلم

ON THE SIDES :

ولو كره
المشركون

MARGIN :

محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون


REFERENCES : ALBUM TYPE # 275/ BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE PARIS, LAVOIX # 1323 /  LANE-POOLE KHEDIVIAL LIBRARY # 749 , THE WILLIAM KAZAN COLLECTION # 212 (YEAR 642).

Price SKU: 468KMRY1
US$ 1,250.00
  • € 1,066.62
  • £ 914.12
  • AUD 1,724.25
  • CHF 1,155.12
  • CAD 1,588.75

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