34ECM9) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD, AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 5.81 GRAMS, MADINAT AL-SALAM, 641 AH, BMC I # 506, TYPE OF ALBUM 275,SEE HISTORICAL NOTE

Ancient Coins - 34ECM9) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD, AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 5.81 GRAMS,  MADINAT AL-SALAM, 641 AH, BMC I # 506, TYPE OF ALBUM 275,SEE HISTORICAL NOTE
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34ECM9) ABBASSID, FOURTH PERIOD, AL-MUSTA'SIM, 640-656 AH/ 1242-1258 AD, AV DINAR, 5.81 GRAMS,  MADINAT AL-SALAM, 641 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 tradition of never spilling royal blood. The details of this story may be apocryphal.
                                                                        Steve Album, The Checklist.

THIS IS THE LAST ABBASID CALIPH

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