A gold coin minted in 1255 in Egypt. The coin is a rare example of a coin minted during the Abbasid caliphate's stint in Egypt after it was defeated by the Mongols in 1248.
A gold coin minted in 1255 in Egypt. The coin is a rare example of a coin minted during the Abbasid caliphate's stint in Egypt after it was defeated by the Mongols in 1248.

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