Mamluq, Baybars I, AR Dirham,

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capnbirdseye

Baybars I (al-Zahir Rukn al-Din), 658-676,  no mint ( Dimashq)

Plain circle & Lion type,  the Lion is barely visible, even less so in my hand so had not spotted it  ::)
Vic

aws22

#1
Dear Vic, your coin details:
Mamluks, Rukn al-Din al-Zahir Baybars I, Dimashq (Damascus) mint (658-676 H/1260-1277 AD)
Obverse (First photo):
الصالحى  al-Salihi
السلطان الملك al-Sultan al-Malik
الظاهر ركن الدنيا والدين  al-Zahir rukn al-dunya wa'l-din
ببرس قسيم أمير المؤمنين Baybars Qasim Amir al-Mu'minin
Text: al-Salihi , al-Sultan al-Malik , al-Zahir rukn al-dunya wa'l-din , Baybars Qasim Amir al-Mu'minin.
Meaning: "Al-Salihi, the Sultan, the King al-Zahir, Pillar of the World and the Faith, Baybars, Partner of the Commander of the Faithful"
At the bottom: Lion passant to left.
Reverse (Second photo):
أمير المؤمنين ِAmir al-Mu'minin
الإمام المستنصر بالله al-Imam al-Mustansir bi-Allah
ابو القسم احمد ابن Abu al-Qasim Ahmad Ibn
الإمام الظاهر al-Imam al-Zahir Amir
Text: Amir al-Mu'minin, al-Imam al-Mustansir bi-Allah, Abu al-Qasim Ahmad Ibn, al-Imam al-Zahir.
Meaning: "Commander of the Faithful, the Imam al-Mustansir bi-Allah, Abu al-Qasim, Father of Ahmad Ibn, al-Imam al-Zahir the ".
Please note that the meaning of the word " Qasim قسيم " is "Partner".
Both mint and date are not visible.

Maythem
Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".

capnbirdseye

Thank you Maythem, it's amazing how much detail you put on our posts,  8) is the mint not completely off the flan on this one?
Vic

aws22

#3
Thank you Vic, please see my next post.

Maythem
Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".

aws22

Dear Vic, I found this reference on your coin which gives correct details on your coin as per attachment:
ANS Digital Library: Coinage of the Maml?k Sultans of Egypt and Syria

Maythem
Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".

capnbirdseye

Thank you once again Maythem,
I see it mentions the type being mintless and undated, zeno puts it as type  C
Vic

aws22

Coin collecting has a curious name. It is also called the "Hobby of Kings".