Dirham Coin Struck for the 'Abbasid Caliph al-Rashid, 807

  • Islamic, Iraqi
  • Mint of Al-Samiya, Iraqi

Silver

  • Overall: 7/8 inches (2.2 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton

74.161

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Abbasid
  • Silver
  • Inscriptions
  • Coin
  • Dirham
  • Baghdad

Inscribed, obverse field: [translated: There is no god but | God alone | He has no associates.] Inscribed, obverse margin: [translated: In the name of God the Dirham was struck in Madinat al-Salam (Baghdad) in the year two and ninety and one hundred.] Inscribed, reverse field: [translated: Muhammad | is the Apostle | of God | "ha".] Inscribed, reverse margin: [translated: Qur 9:33.]

Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA)

1974-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Islamic, Iraqi; Mint of Al-Samiya, Dirham Coin Struck for the 'Abbasid Caliph al-Rashid, 807, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton, 74.161.