A new reading for the Abbasid dinar in the name of caliph Al-Mu tamid Ala Allah (AH 256-279) minted in Al-Ma Suq 271 AH
Atef Mansour, M. Ramadan
The case of a dinar minted ill 271 AH recording the he Caliph al-Mu'tainid 'ala Allah (256-279 AH), al-Mufawwatj ila Allah (256-278 H), and an enigmatic mint place is discussed in the paper. The Author attempts to offer a new reading of the toponym of the mint using literary sources. The love story between al-Mu'tamid and a Bedouin girl, seems to unveil the identity of the mysterious mint.
Polymnia: Numismatica antica e medievale. Studi
EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
M. Ramadan Atef Mansour "A new reading for the Abbasid dinar in the name of caliph Al-Mu tamid Ala Allah (AH 256-279) minted in Al-Ma Suq 271 AH " in Bruno Callegher and Arianna D'Ottone (eds.) "The 4th Simone Assemani symposium on Islamic coins", Trieste, 26/27 September 2014, Trieste, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2015. (Polymnia : numismatica antica e medievale. Studi, 9) pp.289-296