Dirham - al-Ma'mun Samarqand

Dirham - al-Ma'mun (Samarqand) -  obverseDirham - al-Ma'mun (Samarqand) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Abbasid Caliphate
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 198 (814)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value AR Dirham (0.7)
Currency Dinar (750-1517)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179102
Numista type number (https://numista.com)

Obverse

Lettering:
المركز: لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له
الهامش : بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بسمرقند سنه ثمان و تسعين و مائة

Translation:
Circle center: there is no diety except the one God alone he has no equal
external margin: in the hame of God this dirham was held in samarqand in the year ninety eight hundred

Reverse

المركز: لله وبه
محمد رسول الله
مما أمر به الأمام
المأمون أمير المؤمنين
الفضل
الهامش: محمد رسول الله أرسله بالهدى ودين الحق ليظهرة على الدين كله و لو كرة المشركون

Lettering:
Circle center: God and him by order to imam al mamun the commander of the faithful
external margin: Muhammad the messenger of God cam with guidance and true religion

Comments

Al- mamun minted this dirham during the struggle of power with the caliph al - amin
198

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
198 (814) 

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