Author Topic: Abbasid, first period, al-Mahdi, 165 AH, AR Dirham, Madinat Jayy (Isfahan) mint  (Read 147 times)

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Offline maudry

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The last one for today.
Size: 27mm
Weight: 2.79gr
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Re: Islamic dirham nr10
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2020, 11:31:39 PM »
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Re: Islamic dirham nr10
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2020, 08:47:55 AM »
Dear maudry, your coin:
Abbasid, first period, al-Mahdi, 165 AH, AR Dirham, Madinat Jayy (Isfahan) mint (AH158–169 /775–785 AD)
With the names of the “ Caliph al-Mahdi  الخليفه المهدى “ and “ Yahya   يحى  “ citing as local official .
Obvserve (First photo):
Center field:
لا اله الا , La Ilah Illa
الله وحده[/size] , Allah Wahdahu
لا شريك له , La Sharik Lahu
Margin: Mint & date
بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بمدينة جى سنة خمسه و ستين و مئة , Bism Allah Dhuriba Hatha al-Dirham bi-Madinat Jayy sanah five wa sitteen wa maya (165).
Reverse (Second photo):
Center field:
محمد رسول , Muhammad Rasul
الله صلى الله , Alla Salla Allah
عليه و سلم , Alaihi wa Salam
الخليفة المهدى, al-Khalipha al-Mahdi
يحيى , Yahya
Margin: Verses from the Quran
محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون , Muhammad, the Messenger of God, sent it with the guidance and the debt of truth to show it on the entire debt even if the polytheists hated it.

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

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Re: Islamic dirham nr10
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2020, 09:55:25 PM »
Thank you very much for this detailed identification Maythem. Really great job!