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Coin, 1 dirham

Description

Silver dirham of the time of Al-Mustakfi as Imam al-Haqq, with Abu Hasan Muhammad; Arab (Abbasid), minted at Baghdad, 945 - 946 (334 AH)

Museum reference

H.C9713

Collection

Coins, Medals and Tokens

Object name

Coin, 1 dirham

Production information

Madinat al-Salam / Baghdad

Date

945 - 946

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; chip missing at 3.0 - 5.5 (obverse); slight flattening; fairly worn

Associations

Al-Mustakfi, with Abu Hasan Muhammad
Skaill Hoard, 1858
Skaill, Mainland, Orkney, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Clontarf 1014: Brian Boru and the Battle for Dublin (09 Apr 2014 - 31 Dec 2014)
    National Museum of Ireland

  • Skaill Hoard (01 Aug 2013 - 01 Feb 2014)
    Shetland Museum and Archives

References

SCBI (NMAS); Stevenson, R.B.K., no 727

On display

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