ISLAMIC, 'Abbasid Caliphate. temp. Al-Mu'tamid, AH 256-279 / AD 870-892. Dirham (Silver, 28 mm, 4.06 g, 11 h), donative issue, struck in the name of the second heir to the throne, al-Muwaffaq, Mah al-Kufa (Dinawar), AH 277 = AD 890/1. Album B241 Var. (Isfahan). Extremely rare and in exceptional condition, a bright and attractive example. Bent and straightened, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Tabib Collection, formed over the past 40 years.
Album connects this donative issue to al'Mu'tamid's campaign against the Dulafids and Saffarifds in the mid 270s AH.