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Offline maudry

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Please help identify: Ghaznavids, Masud III Billon Dirham
« on: February 09, 2017, 12:03:33 AM »
Similar to the other coin.
Size: 18mm
Weight: 2.66gr
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Re: Please help identify this other small islamic coin
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 07:55:07 AM »
This is a Ghaznavid "Qahiri" dirham issued under the rule of Masud.
The "Qahiri" is the word in the lowest line of the top photo. "Masud"is in the lower line of the second picture.
Because of the Qahiri we know this is not Mas'ud I, but the later Mas'ud III (1099-1115AD)

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