Silver dirham of Caliph al-Walid I (86-96 AH; 705-715 AD), Damascus mint, minted 90 AH = 709 AD, Umayyad Caliphate

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Arabic inscriptions: "There is no God except Allah alone. He has no partner" in the central field, "In the name of Allah this dirhem was struck at Damascus year ninety four" in the margins, all within a quadruple border with five annulets/ "Allah is one, Allah is eternal. He begets not neither is he begotten" in the central field, "Mohamed is the prophet of Allah whom he sent with guidance and the religion of truth that he may make it victorious over every other religion", all within a border with five annulets. Minted in 90 AH = 709 AD, mint of Damascus. 29mm, 2.81 grams. Mitchiner WIS 46-49.Al-Walid ibn Abd al-Malik or Al-Walid I (668 - 715) was an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 705 - 715. He continued the expansion of the Islamic empire that was sparked by his father, and was an effective ruler.