Dirham - al-Mahdi - 775-785 AD Madinat al-Salam

Dirham - al-Mahdi - 775-785 AD (Madinat al-Salam) -  obverse Dirham - al-Mahdi - 775-785 AD (Madinat al-Salam) -  reverse

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Country Abbasid Caliphate
(Islamic states)
Type Common coin
Years 159-164 (776-781)
Calendar Islamic
Value AR Dirham (0.7)
Metal Silver
Weight 2.86 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes


لا اله الا
الله وحده
لا شرك له

la alh 'illa
alllah wahdah
la sharik lah

There is no diety except |
(the one) God alone |
He has no equal


محمد رسول
الله صلى الله
عليه وسلم
الخليفة المهدي

mmuhammad rrasul
alllah salla alllah
ealayh wasallam
alkhalifat almahdi

Muhammad is the Messenger /
of God, Gods Prayer /
and Salutations upon him (PBAH)/
The Caliph al-Mahdi


Mint mark around the rim on the obverse:
O oo O oo O oo - Madinat al-Salam (159-164)

Date: 162 AH

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
159 (776) O oo O oo
160 (777) O oo O oo
161 (778) O oo O oo
162 (779) O oo O oo
163 (780) O oo O oo
164 (781) O oo O oo

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Dirham - al-Mahdi - 775-785 AD (Madinat al-Salam)