Dinar - al-Rashid Harun, Commander of the faithful


Country Abbasid Caliphate
(Islamic states)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 170-171 (786-809)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value AV Dinar (1)
Metal Gold
Weight 4.01 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References A# 218.1
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There is no God but Allah alone and no partner.
Akko (33, Qr IX) Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah sent by guidance and the religion of truth to show it on all religion


In the name of God, this dinar hit year of one hundred and seventy-one
Muhammad the messenger of Allah, which was given to him by Abdullah Aaron, the Commander of the Believers

By the command of 'Abd Allah, Harun amir al-mu' minin


Giulio Bernardi: “Arabic Gold Coins: the first essay of a Corpus, vol. 1”
Bernardi# 58a - 58b

Photo: Bernardi# 58b

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (786-809)  170-193 AH
170 (787)  Bernardi# 58a
170 (787)  Bernardi# 58b (A#218.1)
171 (788)  Bernardi# 58b (A#218.1)

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