1339CGK) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD,AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 10.32 GRAMS UNUSUALLY HEAVY WEIGHT, MADINAT AL-SALAM, 6(4)3 AH, AS BMC I # 506, COND. VF

Ancient Coins - 1339CGK) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD,AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 10.32 GRAMS UNUSUALLY HEAVY WEIGHT,  MADINAT AL-SALAM, 6(4)3 AH, AS BMC I # 506, COND. VF
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1339CGK) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD,AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 10.32 GRAMS UNUSUALLY HEAVY WEIGHT,  MADINAT AL-SALAM, 6(4)3 AH, BMC I # 506, TYPE OF ALBUM 275, VERY FINE WITH SOME LUSTRE; 
 
In 1258, the Mongols overran baghdad, seizing the caliph al-Musta'sim, whom they allegedly put to death by rolling him in a carpet and allowing elephants to trample him to death, so as to uphold the Mongol traditionof never spilling royal blood. The details of this story may be apocryphal.
                                                                        Steve Album, The Checklist.

THIS IS THE LAST ABBASID CALIPH
Precio SKU: 1339CGK
US$ 375.00
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