Item #13107 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. Harun al-Rashid (AH 170-193), Silver dirham, 181AH, al-Muhammadiya (Reyy near Tehran, Iran) mint, Album #219.9

World Coins - Item #13107 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. Harun al-Rashid (AH 170-193), Silver dirham, 181AH, al-Muhammadiya (Reyy near Tehran, Iran) mint, Album #219.9
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Abbasid Coinage
temp.  Harun al-Rashid AD 786-809
 
Reignanonymous, temp. Harun al-Rashid AH170-193
DenominationAR dirham
Date StruckAH 181 (AD 797)
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 one  and eighty and one hundred" (181)  in the center: "There is no deity except/ (the one) God alone/He has no equal.
Reverse
in 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 waw و  followed by "Muhammad is the Messenger  of God/From what was ordered by the Prince al-Amin/
Muhammad Son of The Prince of The Faithful/", Below it in Arabic Governor's name  Ja'far جعفر
Weight2.86 gr.
Diameter
25 mm.
ReferenceAlbum #219.9 (although lacks the ruler's own name, it bears the name of his heir, al-Amin).
GradeGood VF
Comments
Harun al-Rashid was the fifth Arab Abbasid Caliph that encompassed modern Iraq. His birth date remains a point of discussion, though, as various sources give the dates from 763-6. 
Prezzo SKU : 13107
US$ 38.00
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Quotazione: 08/21/17

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