Place of Production: Central Asia, found in Lincolnshire.
Description: A dirham (a type of coin) tentatively dated to 300 AH (AD 912) and the reign of emir Isma’il ibn Ahmad (295-301 AH), a powerful ruler of the Samanid dynasty.
The coin probably made its way to England in the hands of viking voyagers.
Size: 27.92 mm diameter.
Held at: Portable Antiquities Scheme
Accession Number: NCL-544D22
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