Number 5/94

Coin: Drachm

Material: Silver

Size: 2.7 cm

Weight: 2.740 g

Period: Umayyad Caliphs

Place of mintage: Damascus

Minted by: Caliph Abdul Malik Umayi

Date of mintage: 699AD

Text on the coin:

Three lines in Kufic script : There is no God except Allah, He is alone, no partner has He

Text on the rim: In the name of Allah/This Drachm was minted in Damascus in 699AD

Text behind the coin:

Four lines in Kufic script: Surat Al-Ikhlas: He is Allah, the one / Allah, the Eternal, Absolute / He begetter not, nor is He begotten / And there is none like unto Him.

Text on the back rim: Verse 9 of Surat al-Mubarak Saf: It is He who sent His Messenger Mohammad with guidance and the religion of truth to manifest it over all religion, although those who associate others with Allah dislike it.