Item #13102 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. al-Mansur (AH 136-158), Silver dirham, 152AH, al-Muhammadiya (Reyy near Tehran, Iran) mint, Album #213.2

World Coins - Item #13102 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. al-Mansur (AH 136-158), Silver dirham, 152AH, al-Muhammadiya (Reyy near Tehran, Iran) mint, Album #213.2
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Abbasid Coinage
temp.  al-Mansur AD 754-775
 
Reignanonymous, temp. al- Mansur AH136-158
DenominationAR dirham
Date StruckAH 152 (AD 770)
Mintal-Muhammadiya (now Reyy near Tehran in Iran)
Obversein the margin: "in The Name of God. This dirham was struck in  al-Muhammadiya in the year two  and fifty and one hundred" (152)  in the center: "There is no deity except/ (the one) God alone/He has no equal.
Reversein the margin: "Muhammad is the messenger of God. He sent him with guidance and the true religion to reveal it to all religions even if the polytheists abhor it", in the center: on the top Arabic letter mim "from what was ordered by al-Mahdi Muhammad son of the Prince of the Faithful", Below it Arabic letter ein
Weight2.85 gr.
Diameter
26 mm.
ReferenceAlbum #213.2 (although lacks the ruler's own name, it bears the name of his heir).
GradeGood VF/XF
Comments
Al-Mansur or Abu Ja'far Abdallah ibn Muhammad al-Mansur was the second Abbasid Caliph from 136 AH to 158 AH. He was born in AD 712 and died in AD. 775. He was the brother of al-Saffah and the father of next Abbasid ruler al-Mahdi. He is generally regarded as the real founder of the Abbasid Caliphate.
Like Umayyad coins, some of al-Mansur's coins lack the reference to his name. This is a nice example with his heir's name on reverse.
Prezzo SKU : 13102
US$ 40.00
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Quotazione: 10/20/17

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