Item #13109 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. Harun al-Rashid (AH 170-193), Silver dirham, 186AH, al-Muhammadiya (Reyy near Tehran, Iran) mint, Album #219.9

World Coins - Item #13109 Abbasid Empire (Medieval Islam), temp. Harun al-Rashid (AH 170-193), Silver dirham, 186AH, 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 186 (AD 802)

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 six  and eighty and one hundred" (186)  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 waw Ùˆ  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
Weight2.94 gr.

Diameter25 mm.

ReferenceAlbum #219.9 (although lacks the ruler's own name, it bears the name of his heir, al-Amin).

GradeGood VF/XF

CommentsHarun 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. 
Born: 763? AD, Rayy (near Tehran)
Died: 809 AD, Tous (near Mashhad in Iran)
Spouse: Zubayda bint Ja`far (daughter of Ja'far Barmakid)
Children: Al-Ma'mun, Al-Amin, Al-Mu'tasim (all his successors)
Parents: Al-Mahdi, Al-Khayzuran







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