Abbasid, Al-Mahdi (AH 158-169 / 775-785 AD), gold Dinar

Item Reference: C212016603 Sold Share
Abbasid, Al-Mahdi (AH 158-169 / 775-785 AD), gold Dinar, AH 166 / 782/3 AD, 4.23g (A. 214). Uncirculated, plenty of original lustre. Al-Mahdi, whose regnal name means ‘Rightly-guided’ or ‘Redeemer’…
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Description

Abbasid, Al-Mahdi (AH 158-169 / 775-785 AD), gold Dinar, AH 166 / 782/3 AD, 4.23g (A. 214).

Uncirculated, plenty of original lustre.

Al-Mahdi, whose regnal name means ‘Rightly-guided’ or ‘Redeemer’ had a peaceful reign. He released several political prisoners, expanded and decorated the holy places of Mecca and Medina.

Specification

Period 775 - 785
Date 782
Coin Group

World

Denomination

Dinar

Country

Islamic & Middle East

Coin House

Abbasid

Metal

Gold

Weight 4.23 g

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