ISLAMIC, 'Abbasid Caliphate. Al-Muqtadir, second reign, AH 296-317 / AD 908-929. Double Dirham (Silver, 30 mm, 5.64 g, 12 h), citing the caliph al-Muqtadir and the heir Abu'l-Abbas, Madinat al-Salam, AH 297 = AD 909/10. Album -. SICA IV, -. Apparently unpublished. Holed, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the Tabib Collection, formed over the past 40 years.
The very rare double dirhams were donative issues and regarded as a symbols of prestige. The caliph presented them to high officials in his administration.