Harun al-Rashid 786-809 AD. Caliph about whom the 1001 Arabian Nights and Scheherezade was written.

World Coins - Harun al-Rashid  786-809 AD. Caliph about whom the "1001 Arabian Nights" and "Scheherezade" was written.
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Abbasid Caliphs
Harun al-Rashid  AH 170-193 (786-809 AD).
Silver Dirham (2.99 gm ; 20 mm)
From the first period of Abbasid coinage.

This Silver Dirham is from the reign of Caliph Harun al-Rashid  AH 170-193 (786-809 AD). Harun al-Rashid was the Caliph about whom the Thousand and One Nights was written, later the basis for Rimsky-Korsakov�s Scheherezade.

  The Abbasids succeeded the Umayyads in AH 132 (749 AD) after a brief revolutionary period, and they continued to rule the Islamic world for over five centuries.

 

Price SKU: 4325
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