Dirham - al-Saffah al-Basra

Dirham - al-Saffah (al-Basra) -  obverseDirham - al-Saffah (al-Basra) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Abbasid Caliphate
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 136 (754)
Calendar Islamic (Hijri)
Value AR Dirham (0.7)
Currency Dinar (750-1517)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.87 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179112
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

المركز: لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له
الهامش: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بالبصرة سنه ست وثلثين و مائة

Script: Arabic

Lettering:
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 al basra in the year thirty six hundred

Reverse

المركز: محمد رسول الله
الهامش: محمد رسول الله أرسله بالهدى ودين الحق ليظهرة على الدين كله و لو كرة المشركون

Script: Arabic

Lettering: external margin: Muhammad the messenger of God came with guidance and true religion

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
136 (754) 

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