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Title: Gold Dinar (Umayyad Post-Reform Type)
Location: without mint name; but almost certainly struck in Damascus
Dimensions: 4.24g; 19mm
Accession Number: AV 1071
This is the first truly Islamic gold coin, bearing Arabic inscriptions only.
Obverse field: la ilaha illa Allah wadahu la sharika lahu; margin: Muhammad rasul Allah, followed by surah al-Tawbah (IX), verse 33, in part.
Reverse field: surah al-Ikhlas (CXII), verses 1–3; margin: bism Allah, followed by denomination and date.