A 10th-century Coin

Obverse, in field: “there is no god except God alone, who has no associate, the chief sayyids”; inner margin: “in the name of God this dinar was struck in Palestine in the year one and sixty and three hundred”; outer margin: “To God is the will before and after and on that day the believers shall rejoice in God’s victory” (Q30:3-4). Reverse, in field: “for God, Muhammad is the messenger of God, may God bless him and his family. al-Muti’ l-llah, Hasan b. Ahmad”; margin: “Muhammad is the messenger of God; him He sent with guidance and true faith to make it prevail over all other faiths even though the polytheists may hate it” (Q9:33).

A 10th-century Description

This story was recorded in the 10th-century history written by Tabari, an Iranian historian who wrote a history of Islam in Arabic.

Source, pp. 123-6.