Gold coin.(obverse) Inscription.
- 696-697 (AH 77)
- Minted in: Damascus
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Syria,South Syria,Damascus)
- Weight: 4.25 grammes
Inscription TranslationCentral inscription: There is no God but God, He is alone, He has no associate.
Marginal inscription: Muhammad is the Messenger of God. He sent him with Guidance and the true religion that he might overcome all [religions even though the polytheists hate it].
Inscription TranslationCentral inscription: God is one, God is the eternal, He did not beget and He was not begotten
Marginal inscription: In the name of God, this dinar was struck in the year 77.
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Object reference number: COC28573
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