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Dirham: CM.IS.191-R

Object information

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Ruler: Al-Rashid (786-809)
Mint: Madinat al-Salam




History note: Smith collection

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 100 degrees
Image(height): 22 mm
Image(width): 22 mm
Weight: 2.85 g

Place(s) associated

  • Madinat al-Salam

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (1908) by Smith, W. R.


808 - 809

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.IS.191-R
Primary reference Number: 105786
Catalogue: 518
Ordering: IS-0479
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 March 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 27 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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