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Anonymous Ruler, Copper, Fals, Uncertain Mint, circa 700

 
 

Obverse

lā ilaha illā waḥdahu (“There is no God but God alone).

Reverse

muḥammad rasūl allah (Muhammad is the prophet of God).

Obverse

lā ilaha illā waḥdahu (“There is no God but God alone).

Reverse

muḥammad rasūl allah (Muhammad is the prophet of God).

Accession number BZC.2005.30
Catalogue ID Foss 152, no. 146
Ruler Anonymous Ruler
Metal Copper
Denomination Fals
Mint Uncertain Mint
Date circa 700
Diameter 24.0 mm
Weight 2.97 g
Relation of Dies 11:00
Shape Flat

Commentary

S. Album, A Checklist of Islamic Coins, 21–22.

C. Foss, Arab-Byzantine Coins: An Introduction, with a Catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, 110–111 and 152, no. 146 (this coin).

Acquisition History

Bought from Clive Foss