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Offline Quant.Geek

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Abbasid: al-Muktafi (289-295 AH) AV Dinar, Misr, 292 AH (Album-243.1)

Obv: لا اله الا الله وحده لا شريك له
Obv Outer Margin: لله الامـر من قبل ومن بعــد ويومئذ يفرح المؤمنون بنصر الله
Obv Inner Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدينر مصر سنة اثنين و تسعين و مائتين
Rev: لله محمد رسول الله / المكتفي بالله‎‎
Rev Margin: محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون

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Re: Abbasid: al-Muktafi (289-295 AH) AV Dinar, Misr, 292 AH (Album-243.1)
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 06:06:13 PM »
Beautifull coin ! I imagine this golden surface was quite hard to photograph. The darker patches in the left photograph, is that a consequence of the reflections ?

Anthony

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Re: Abbasid: al-Muktafi (289-295 AH) AV Dinar, Misr, 292 AH (Album-243.1)
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 11:27:50 PM »
Exquisite!

I wonder why nobody thought of gilding a coin like this one.

Peter
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