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Some incrustations but legend mostly clear.
Size:
Weight: 2.70gr
« Last Edit: March 28, 2020, 02:03:52 PM by THCoins »

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Re: Islamic dirham nr7
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2020, 10:15:38 PM »
Dear maudry, your coin:
Abbasid, Harun al-Rashid, 180 AH, AR Dirham, al-Muhammadiya mint (AH 170–193 /786–809 AD).
Obverse (First photo):
Field: لا اله الا \ الله وحده \ لا شريك له , "La ilaha illallah , wahdahu la sharika , lahu" ,
Margin: Mint with date, 180 AH , " al-Muhammadiya المحمديه " mint.
Reverse (Second photo):
Field:
و Wa
محمد رسول الله , Muhammad Rasul Allah , Muhammad is the Messenger of God.
مما امر به الامير الامين Mima Amar behi al-Amir al-Amin , From what was ordered by the Prince al-Amin.
محمد بن امير المؤمنين   -  في Muhammad bin Amir al-Mu’mineen - Fi , Muhammad son of the Prince of The Faithful – In,
ولاية محمد بن يحيى Wilayat Muhammad ibn Yahya.
جعفر Ja’far
Margin: Verse 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.
Note: This coin is a rare type with Wilayat Muhammad ibn Yahya ولاية محمد بن يحيى Jafar جعفر written on the Lower part of the reverse.

Maythem
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Re: Abbasid, Harun al-Rashid, 180 AH, AR Dirham, al-Muhammadiya mint
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2020, 10:34:29 PM »
Thank you Maythem. Amazing how you are able to give all this detailed information.

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Re: Abbasid, Harun al-Rashid, 180 AH, AR Dirham, al-Muhammadiya mint
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2020, 03:23:32 AM »
Thank you maudry, believe me it is not easy. You have now a nice set of Islamic silver dirhams.

Maythem
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Re: Abbasid, Harun al-Rashid, 180 AH, AR Dirham, al-Muhammadiya mint
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2020, 07:37:37 AM »
Congratulations. Coins of Harun al-Rashid are quite popular among Western collectors, as his name is connected to the Thousand and One Nights tales.

Peter
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