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temp. Qaidu
AH 668-701 / AD 1269-1302


                AR Dirham (1.93 g, 23mm, 3). Citing Abbasid Caliph al-Nasir.

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Ortrar.
Dated AH 695 (AD 1296).
Central Kufic legend:
         al-hamd li-Ilah | al-mulk li-Ilah
         (Praise be to God | The kingdom is God's)
Marginal Kufic legend:
         zarb haza bibaldat | Otrar sanat | khams wa t- | -is'(in) wa sitt mi'at
         (This \ struck in the town of | Otrar, year five and n- | -ine(ty) and six hundred)
Tamgha of Ugedei with four annulets and ornate patterns around;
Marginal Kufic legend:
         al-imam al-a'zam al-Nasr amir al-mu'min
         (The supreme \ imam al-Nasir, commander of the faithful)
Nyamaa 43 (Tuqa Timur); SNA Tübingen 10 var. (legends); Album -.