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First Fully Islamic Dirham in History
Silver Umayyad dirham minted at Damascus in 79 AH.
First Fully Islamic Dirham in History. Silver Umayyad dirham minted at Damascus in 79 AH. One of the first examples of the reformed Islamic coinage introduced by the Caliph Abd al-Malik bin Marwan (r. 65-86 AH). The first gold dinar came in 77 AH and the dirham in 79 AH.