Dirham of the Umayyads dating to AD 741-742. UK 873 – 940 AD

£1.25

This is a reproduction of a find from Lund, Denmark. Ship type, circa 870-890AD and is made using English Pewter.

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Description

Dirham of the Umayyads dating to AD 741-742.


Provenance:

Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Treasure and the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Repton Dirham, Viking Great Heathen Army overwintered in South Derbyshire, at Repton, in A.D. 873-4.

Storr Rock hoard, Isle of Skye, Scotland, Date buried c. AD 935–940. 18 coins.


We are delighted to offer for sale these close copies of the original coin.

The Coin is hand struck with our own hand cut dies, The coin is available in either lead free English Pewter or fine (925) Silver (POA)

These make a great addition to any pouch or Living history dice game, Suitable for all cultures of the period.

These coins are accepted for use within:

The Vikings (NFPS)

Regia Anglorum.

Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know


What do we know about this coin?

This coin originated as a Dirham of the Umayyads dating to AD 741-742.

Examples have been found in Repton Derbyshire and Storr Rock hoard, Isle of Skye, Scotland and goes some way to prove the scope of the trade links.

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