Fals - temp. al-Mahdi al-kufa

Fals - temp. al-Mahdi (al-kufa) -  obverse Fals - temp. al-Mahdi (al-kufa) -  reverse

Obverse © kerleguern


Country Abbasid Caliphate
(Islamic states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 775-785
Value AE Fals (1/60)
Metal Copper
Weight 2.60 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes


Lettering: لا اله الا الله وحده لا شركة له

Translation: There is no god except Allah; He is one and he has no partner


Lettering: محمد رسول الله

Translation: Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah


Muhammad al-Mahdî ben 'Abd Allah al-Mansur or Al-Mahdii, the third Abbasid caliph, was born in 746. He succeeded his father Al-Mansur as Caliph in 775. He died on 4 August 785.
Koufa or Kûfa (الكوفة [al-kūfa]) is a city in Iraq.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (775-785)  158-169 AH (al-Kufa)

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