Conference on the History of Coins in Saudi Arabia: Mention of Queen Zubaydah of the Abbasid Period

RIYADH: A conference on the history of coins was held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, in which the history of coins issued by all Muslim kings and queens was presented.

According to Urdu News, an international conference on the history of Islamic currency was held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.

The conference brought together experts from around the world to discuss the study of numerology, coins, banknotes and medals in the King Abdullah Financial District.

The event, which coincided with International Museum Day on May 18, was organized by the Saudi Museums Commission to preserve the kingdom’s cultural heritage by highlighting the historical significance of Islamic coins.

Conference speaker Dr. Elaine Baron discussed the influential role of women rulers in the session titled The Great Queens of Islam in Ancient and Medieval times.
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Dr. Elaine Barron talks about the courage and intelligence of these women that helped shape the course of history.

He cited queens such as Shajar al-Dur, and Zubaydah bint Jafar, who were the first queens of the Islamic world to issue coins in their own names.

Dr. Elaine Barron founded Numismatica Genèves SA in Geneva, which has been selling and auctioning coins since 2000 and breaking price records.

Dr Baron has extensive experience working on government museum projects in Vienna and Rome, he said. are important.

Another speaker, Dr. Ahmed al-Dasuqi, an associate professor at the Department of Islamic Archeology at Cairo University, spoke about the Byzantine dinar.

He said that the stage of pure Arab Islamic money transfer was a major event that brought the Islamic state to the level of the world powers of that time, especially the Byzantine state.

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