Gold dinar of Daha al-Daulah Abu Nasr Firuz (989-1012 AD), Suk al-Ahwaz mint, Buwayhids (Buyyids) in Mesopotamia

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Arabic inscriptions on both sides in Abbasid style. 26mm, 3.3 grams. Dated to 398 AH (=1007 AD), mint of Suk al-Ahwaz. Album 1573A; MWOI 613ff.Pale gold coin, about 10 to 12 karat gold. Buwyahids were an indiginous people living in nearby regions. They carved themselves a large Kingdom when the power of the Abbasids began to decline.