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Drachm "Black Dirhams" - citing Caliph al-Mahdi - Sogdiana "Transoxiana" Arab-Bukharan

Drachm Drachm

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Features

Country Abbasid Caliphate
(Islamic states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 769-785
Value BI Drachm (1)
Metal Billon
Weight 2.19 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes

Obverse

Crowned bust of king right (Shoulder portrait of Varahran V). In front of the face and behind the head pehlevi legend.

Translation: al-Mahdi

Reverse

In the center of the coin fire altar with a head of Ahura Mazda to the right. On both sides of the altar figures of attendants (mobeds).

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (769-785)  152-168 AH

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Drachm "Black Dirhams" - citing Caliph al-Mahdi - Sogdiana "Transoxiana" (Arab-Bukharan)