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AR 6279, obverse (right) and reverse (left)
AR 6279, obverse (right) and reverse (left)

Silver Dirham

AR 6279

mint: al-Basrah (Basra, Iraq)

dated 79 AH (698 AD)

AR 6279, obverse (right) and reverse (left)
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Silver Dirham

AR 6279

mint: al-Basrah (Basra, Iraq)

dated 79 AH (698 AD)

2.78g; 27mm

Obverse field: la ilaha illa Allah wahdahu la sharika lahu; margin: bism Allah, followed by denomination, mint and date.

Reverse field: surah al-Ikhlas (CXII); margin: Muhammad rasul Allah, followed by surah al-Tawbah (IX), verse 33.