ISLAMIC/ Mamluk; Bahri; Baybars CE 1260-1277

AR Dirham, 2.94 g, 5h, 22mm, Damascus mint, c. 13 June -28 November CE 1261

Album 883 var.

Balog Mamluk 44 type



السلطان الملك

الظاهر ركن الدنيا و الدين

بيبرس قسيم اميرالمومنين

 Lion or panther in lower portion of obs as symbol of Baybars


امير( المومنين

الامام المستنصربالله

ابوالقاسم احمد بن

الامام الظاهر


On the lower left outside بدمشق

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Lion's Gate, Jerusalem. Thought to have been constructed under the Ottomans but due to the similarity in the designs to other locales, it is thought that they likely date to CE 1273 and represent Baybars, cf the Jisr Jindas which was constructed in CE 1273 by Baybars in Lod, Israel:

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