Fals - Anonymous al-Basra

Fals - Anonymous (al-Basra) - obverseFals - Anonymous (al-Basra) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Abbasid Caliphate
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 750-1258
Value AE Fals (1⁄60)
Currency Dinar (750-1517)
Composition Copper
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 86053
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Within triple margin, annulet pattern ◎ ◎◎◎ repeated three times

Script: Arabic

Lettering: لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له

Translation: There is no god but Allah alone. There are no others with Him

Reverse

Double outer circle with five ◎ annulets

Script: Arabic

Lettering: Within circle, محمد رسول الله ; in margin, بسم الله ضرب هذا الفلس بالبصرة سنة ست و ثلثين و مئة

Translation:
Muhammad is the apostle of Allah
In the name of Allah was struck this fals of al-Basra [in the] year six and thirty and [one] hundred

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (750-1258)  132-656 AH (al-Basra)

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