Author Topic: Ilkhan: Abu Sa'id (1316-1335) AR 2 dirhams, AH722, Baghdad Mint (Album-2204)  (Read 565 times)

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Ilkhan: Abu Sa'id (1316-1335) AR 2 dirhams, AH722, Baghdad Mint (Album-2204, Type D)

Obv: Arabic legend within pentafoil - ﺿﺮﺏ ﻓﻰ ﺍﻳﺎﻡ ﺩﻭﻟﺔ ﺍﻟﺴﻠﻄﺎﻥ ﺍﻻﻋﻈﻢ ﺍﺑﻮﺳﻌﻴﺪ ﺑﻬﺎﺩﺭﺧﺎﻥ ﺧﻠﺪﺍﻟﻠﻪ ﻣﻠﻜﻪ (Struck in the days of prosperity of the Supreme Sultan Abu Sa‘id Bahadur Khan, may God perpetuate his sovereignty); date within arms of pentafoil - ﺳﻨﺔ ﺍﺛﻨﺘﻴﻦ ﻭﻋﺸﺮﻳﻦ ﻭﺳﺒﻌﻤﺎﺋﺔ (year twenty two and seven hundred)
Rev: Arabic legend in multiple lines - ﻻﺍﻟﻪ ﺍﻻﺍﻟﻠﻪ ﻣﺤﻤﺪ ﺭﺳﻮﻝﺍﻟﻠﻪ (There is no God but Allah, Muhammad is the apostle of Allah); ﺿﺮﺏ ﺑﻐﺪﺍﺩ above and below ﻣﺤﻤﺪ (Struck at Baghdad above and below Muhammad); names of the four “Rightly Guided” Caliphs at 12:00 ﺍﺑﻮﺑﻜﺮ (Abu bakr), at 3:00 ﻋﻤﺮ (Umar), at 6:00 ﻋﺜﻤﺎﻥ (Uthman), at 9:00 ﻋﻠﻰ (Ali)

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Very nice mint-state coin !
I appreciate the complete transcription as i am stil trying to improve my Arab reading skills.