Umayyad Caliphate. Harran (Diyar Mudar) AH 92.
21 mm, 2,74 g
In field: la ilaha illa | Allah wahdahu | la sharik lahu / Muhammad rasul allah in the middle, duriba haza alfals sanat athnatyn w tes'een bi harran.
extremely fine, Pleasing Dark patina with earthen highlights
cf; A-192. (undated type). There are only two dated type with the mint of harran year 116 (R) And the fals we present year 92 AH the rarest of all fulus minted in harran (RRR).
RRR, almost never available. This is the first time that this RRR and incredible coin has appeared in a public auction. At the beginning of the Islamic period, Harran was located in the land of the Mudar tribe (Diyar Mudar), the western part of northern Mesopotamia (Jazira). Along with ar-Ruha' ( Eddesa ) and Raqqa. Diyar Mudar, it. 'abode of Mudar') is the medieval Arabic name of the westernmost of the three provinces of al-Jazira (Upper Mesopotamia), the other two being Diyar Bakr and Diyar Rabi'a. According to the medieval geographer al-Baladhuri, all three provinces were named after the main Arab tribes that were settled there by Mu'awiya I in the course of the early Muslim conquests of the 7th century. The Diyar Mudar was settled by the Mudar tribe. At the the time of Umayyad calipht harran was one of the main cities in the region lately During the reign of the Umayyad caliph Marwan II Harran became the seat of the caliphal government of the Islamic empire stretching from Spain to Central Asia. From the Tareq Hani collection.