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CRUSADERS. Christian Arabic Dirham

SKU: C559.
Period: Crusader Period.
Date: 1251 AD.
Weight: 2.65 g.
Material: Silver.

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CRUSADERS. Christian Arabic Dirham Akka (Acre), 1251.

Obv: Within a square, ‘Allāh wāḥid huwa / al-īmān wāḥid / al-maʿmūdiyya wāḥida’ (‘God is one, the faith is one, the baptism is one’ in Arabic; cf. Ephesians 4:5); in the margin, ‘[ḍuriba bi ʿAkkā sana / alf wa miʾatayn / aḥad wa khamsīn] / li-tajassud al-masīḥ’ (‘Struck in ʿAkka in the year 1251 of the incarnation of the Messiah’ in Arabic). 

Rev. Within a square, ‘al-ab wa al-ibn / wa al-rūḥ al-qudus / ilāh wāḥid’ (‘The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit: One Divinity’ in Arabic); in the margin, ‘[lahū al-majd / ilā abad] / al-abadīn / [āmīn āmīn] (‘His is the glory forever and ever, amen, amen’ in Arabic).
Dirham (Silver, 21 mm, 2.65 g, 5 h)
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Balog & Yvon 47 (variant).

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