Fals - al Zahir Barquq Burji dynasty - Dimashq mint

Fals - al Zahir Barquq (Burji dynasty - Dimashq mint) -  obverseFals - al Zahir Barquq (Burji dynasty - Dimashq mint) -  reverse

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Features

Country Mamluk Sultanate (Burji dynasty)
(Islamic states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 790 (1388)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value AE Fals (1/60)
Currency Dinar (1382-1517)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References Bal II# 562
Paul Balog; 1964. The Coinage of the Mamlûk Sultans of Egypt and Syria. American Numismatic Society, New York, United States.

Obverse

Lettering:
السلطان
الملك الظاهر
ابو سعيد سيف
الدنيا و الدين

Translation:
Sultan
King Zuhair
Abu Saied Saif
World and religion:
"To Sultan, to zero Zuhair Abu Saied Saif [...].
Since it is not real. "

Reverse

Lettering:
برقوق
الدنيا و الدين ضرب بدمشق سنة ثسعين وسبعماية

Translation:
[...] Barquq
al-dunya wa al-din duriba Dimashq sanat tis'in wa sebmi'at:
"The world and religion struck [this falsy] in Damascus in the year seven hundred and ninety [Hegira]".

Comments

First reign (1382–1389)
Second reign (1390–1399)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
790 (1388)  First reign

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