Abbasid coins have been found in hoards all over Scandinavia, which suggests very active trade routes between the Islamic world and the vikings.'>
Abbasid Coins
The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The dynasty descended from Muhammad's youngest uncle, Al-Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (AD 566–653), from whom the dynasty takes its name. They ruled as caliphs mainly from their capital in Baghdad in modern-day Iraq, after assuming authority over the Muslim empire from the Umayyads in AD 750 (132 AH).

Abbasid coins have been found in hoards all over Scandinavia, which suggests very active trade routes between the Islamic world and the vikings.
Abbasid
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An AR Dirham struck 780 AD in Madinat-al-Salam
Obverse: Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بمدينة جى سنة اثنين و ستين و مئة Center: لا الاه الا الله وحده لا شريك له

Reverse: Margin: محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون Center: محمد رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم الخليفة المهدى يحيى

Diameter: 23 mm
Die Orientation: 2 H
Weight: 3 g
No notes for this coin
A.215.1
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An AR Dirham struck 772 AD in Madinat-al-Salam
Obverse: Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بمدينة السلام سنة خمس و خمسين و مئة Central: لا اله الا الله وحده لا شرك له ¨

Reverse: Margin: محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون Center: محمد رسول الله بخ بخ

Diameter: 25.4 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 2.83 g
Translation of obverse:

Margin: "In The Name of God. This dirham was struck in Madinat al-Salam in the year five and fifty and one hundred (155)"

Center: There is no diety except |
(the one) God alone |
He has no equal

Translation of reverse:

Margin: Muhammad is the messenger of God. He sent him with guidance and the true religion to reveal it to all religions even if the polytheists abhor it.

Center: Muhammad
The Messanger
Of God
(Bakh Bakh)
Album 213.1.
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An AR Dirham struck 765-766 AD in Madinat-al-Salam
Obverse: Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بمدينة السلام سنة ثمان و أربعين و مئة Center: لا اله الا الله وحده لا شريك له

Reverse: Margin: محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون Center: محمد رسول الله بخ

Diameter: 25 mm
Die Orientation: 3 H
Weight: 2.85 g

Year 148 AH=765-766 AD

Translations:

Obverse margin: "In The Name of God. This dirham was struck in Madinat-al-Salam in the year eight and forty and one hundred"

Obverse center: "There is no deity except (the one) God, he has no equal"

Reverse margin: "Muhammad is the messenger of God. He sent him with guidance and the true religion to reveal it to all religions even if the polytheists abhor it."

Reverse center: "Muhammad The Messenger Of God (Bakh)"

Album 213.1; Lavoix 660
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An AR Dirham struck 798 AD in Madinat-al-Salam
Obverse: Margin: بسم الله ضرب هذا الدرهم بمدينة السلام سنة اثنتين و ثمنين و مئة Center: لا اله الا الله وحده لا شرك له

Reverse: Margin: محمد رسول الله ارسله بالهدى و دين الحق ليظهره على الدين كله ولو كره المشركون Center: محمد رسول الله مما امر به الامير الامين محمد بن امير المؤمنين جعفر

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: 7 H
Weight: 2.96 g
No notes for this coin
L. 833 Lowick