ISLAMIC, Arabia. Sulayhids. 'Arwa bint Ahmad, AH 484-532 / AD 1091-1137. 1/2 Dinar (Gold, 19 mm, 0.86 g, 2 h), Dhu Jibla, blundered date. SICA X, 67ff. Very fine.
From the Edris Shir Mohammad Collection of Islamic gold coins.
Queen Arwa ibn Ahmad was the first woman to bear the title Hujjah ('proof' [of God]), which in the Shia is an person with a very close relationship to God.