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Umayyad Caliphate


'Abd al-Malik (AH 65 - 86 (685 - 705 AD))
AR Dirham
Mint: al-Basra
AH year: 80
Album 126
27 mm.
2.85 gm.
Die position=6h
Obverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


al-Walid I (AH 86 - 96 (705 - 715 AD))
AE 'Dirham'
Mint: Suq al-Ahwaz
AH year: 90
Album 129 (?)
23 mm.
5.88 gm.
Die position=7hObverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.
Note: This is a modern forgery.


Hisham (AH 105 - 125 (724 - 743 AD))
AR Dirham
Mint: Wasit
AH year: 124
Album 137
25 mm.
2.86 gm.
Die position=3h
Obverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


Yazid III (AH 126 (743 - 744 AD))
AR Dirham
Mint: Wasit
AH year: 126
Album 139
26 mm.
2.78 gm.
Die position=1h
Obverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.

Umayyad copper coinage


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Walker 587; Album 155
18 x 17 mm.
2.14 gm.
Die position=11h
Obverse: Horseman, right; star in left field.
Reverse: Three line Arabic legend within double border.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Walker 587; Album 155
19 x 17 mm.
2.14 gm.
Die position=11h
Obverse: Horseman, right; star in left field.
Reverse: Three line Arabic legend within double border.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Album 158
17 x 15 mm.
2.32 gm.
Die position=9h
Obverse: Pomegranate.
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Album 158
13 mm.
2.90 gm.
Die position=10h
Obverse: Pomegranate.
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 120s AH; 737 - 747 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Walker 603; Album 162 (?)
18 x 17 mm.
2.42 gm.
Die position=5h
Obverse: Lion, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend within beaded circle; 5 annulets within inner and outer beaded circles.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Album 162
14 x 15 mm.
2.72 gm.
Die position=9h
Obverse: Lion left.
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Album 163; Walker 605
14 x 15 mm.
2.62 gm.
Die position=5h
Obverse: Candelabrum.
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: n/a
AH year: n/a
Album 164; Walker [___}
27 x 25 mm.
2.70 gm.
Die position=12h
Obverse: Duck left.
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Baalbek
AH year: no date
Album 168; Walker 766
18 mm.
4.00 gm.
Die position=1h
Obverse:
Reverse:


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Halab (?)
AH year: n/a
Walker 789; Album 176 (?)
21 x 20 mm.
3.84 gm.
Die position=11h
Obverse: Arabic legend; star.
Reverse: Arabic legend within beaded circle; Arabic legend around.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Qinnasrin (?)
AH year: (?)
Walker (?); Album (?)
17 mm.
3.97 gm.
Die position=1h
Obverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend , star to right; Arabic legend around.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Dimashq (?)
AH year: (?)
Walker (?); Album (?)
17 mm.
4.47 gm.
Die position=1h
Obverse: Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend within beaded circle; Arabic legend around.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
17 x 15 mm.
2.19 gm.
Die position=5h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
18 x 16 mm.
1.85 gm.
Die position=11h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
16 x 14 mm.
1.98 gm.
Die position=5h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
15 x 17 mm.
2.06 gm.
Die position=6h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend within double beaded border.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
15 mm.
1.91 gm.
Die position=4h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
15 x 17 mm.
2.37 gm.
Die position=3h
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend within double beaded border.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 795; Album 178.1
17 x 16 mm.
2.41 gm.
Die position=n/a
Obverse: Elephant, right; Arabic legend.
Reverse: Arabic legend within border (?).


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 799; Album 177
15 mm.
1.51 gm.
Die position=11h
Obverse: Arabic legend in 3 lines.
Reverse: Arabic legend in 4 lines; star to left.


Anonymous (circa 698 - 750 AD)
AE Fals
Mint: Hims
AH year: n/a
Walker 801; Album 177
16 mm.
2.08 gm.
Die position=n/a
Obverse: Arabic legend around circle containing pellet.
Reverse: Arabic legend around crescent containing pellet.



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