FATIMID, AL-MAHDI (297-322h). Dinar, al-Muhammadiya 320h. Weight: 4.15g. Reference: Nicol 50. Faint edge mark and scratch on reverse, good very fine and rare. According to Nicol the Fatimid mint of al-Muhammadiya was ‘the provincial town of al-Masilah, in present-day Algeria, about a third of the distance from Tahirt westward to al-Qayrawan.’ It was only active for the years 320h and 321h.
Estimate: GBP 800 - 1200