Umayyad Caliphate Bronze Fals - 661 AD
Umayyad Caliphate Bronze Fals - 661 AD
Umayyad Caliphate Bronze Fals - 661 AD

Umayyad Caliphate Bronze Fals

661 AD

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Origin: These copper fals coins (a corruption of the Byzantine coin known as a "follis") date back to the 7th to 8th century CE. They were struck by the Umayyad Caliphate, an Islamic empire that stretched all the way from Spain to eastern India at its peak.

Islamic coins and art usually avoided displaying imagery of humans or other living beings, a practice known as aniconism. Because of this, these coins have only Arabic script and lack portraits or other designs commonly associated with ancient coins from other cultures like the Greeks or Romans.

The Umayyad Caliphate existed during a time known as "late antiquity," which was a transition period between ancient times and the Middle Ages. It was the second of four major Islamic caliphates to arise after the death of Muhammad just 30 years before its formation.

Each includes a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Your order will include:

  • One Umayyad fals
  • Glass top leather display box
  • Detail card with relevant information about the relic
  • Certificate of Authenticity

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