Tag Archive for: ‘Abbasid Caliphate

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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (11.07g), AH 640

al-Musta’sim, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 640-656/AD 1242-1258 SICA-4, 1295; A 275, Extremely Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint (11.07gm). Fancy quatrefoil containing Kalima, name and titles of al-Mustansir, Qur’an 30:4 vertically in lobes…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (6.52g), AH 637

al-Mustansir, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 623-640/AD 1226-1242 SICA-4, 1275-1276; A 275, Extremely Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint (6.52gm). Fancy quatrefoil containing Kalima, name and titles of al-Mustansir, Qur’an 30:4 vertically in…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (6.12g), AH 611

al-Nasir, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 575-622/AD 1180-1225 SICA-4, 1231 var (date); A 268, Very Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint (6,12gm), naming only the caliph al-Nasir. While a number of contemporary dynasties name al-Nasir on their coins,…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (10.36g), AH 608

al-Nasir, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 575-622/AD 1180-1225 SICA-4, 1228; A 268, Choice Very Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint (10.36gm), naming only the caliph al-Nasir. While a number of contemporary dynasties name al-Nasir on their coins,…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (3.44g), AH 567

al-Mustadi, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 555-566/AD 1160-1170 SICA-4, 1208 var (date); A 267, Choice Very Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint, naming only the caliph al-Mustadi. While a number of contemporary dynasties name al-Mustadi on their…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (2.25g), AH 557

al-Mustanjid, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 555-566/AD 1160-1170 A 266, Very Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint, citing only the ‘Abbasid caliph al-Mustanjid. Very rare. . The ‘Abbasid caliph al-Mustanjid (AH 555-566/ AD 1160-1170) survived…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (1.97), AH 552

al-Muqtafi, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 530-555/AD 1136-1160 A F266, Fine Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) mint, citing only the ‘Abbasid caliph al-al-Muqtafi. Extremely rare. The year 552 saw the death of the Seljuq sultan Sanjar and the end of Seljuq…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar (2.64g), AH 533/515

al-Muqtafi/ al-Mustarshid, 'Abbasid Caliphs AH 530-555/AD 1136-1160; AH 512-529/AD 1118-1135 Cf. Jafar S.MS.533B (same die?)/ S.MS.515;, Choice Very Fine Madinat al-Salam mint, mule of two obverse dies, one dated 533h, naming the ‘Abbasid…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Amiri Dinar (1.94g), AH 335

Al-Mustakfi, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 333-334/AD 944-946 SICA-10, 270; A 1061, Extremely Fine San’a’ mint, Yemeni standard. Kalima, mint and date around. In broad outer band, duriba at left, bi-San’a’ at right. Reverse, continuation…
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‘Abbasid Caliphate, Gold Dinar, AH 333

Al-Muttaqi, 'Abbasid Caliph AH 329-333/AD 940-944 Apparently unpublished, Superb Extremely Fine Wasit mint. Donative-style dinar. Kalima at center, double obverse marginal legends with Qur’an 30:4 in outer margin, date formula in inner…