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Sunnah Currency

Mahr ul Azwaj | Mahr ul Fatimi

$60.00
  • All UK & International Shipping is Secured and Insured
  • Celebrate centuries of Islamic lineage and history
  • Struck in 29.75 grams of .999 fine silver to bullion standard
  • Featuring a design celebrating the Sunnah of Mahr
  • A background of حَيَّ عَلَى ٱلصَّلَاة | حَيَّ عَلَى ٱلْفَلَاحِ ( ḥayya ʿalā ṣ-ṣalāh | ḥayya ʿalā l-falāḥi )
  • 10 Dirhams | 29.75 grams | .999 Pure Silver | 41mm Diameter

Mahr ul Fatimi: It's what every Muslimah is talking about, a gift fit for a Queen, the actual Mahr presented to the Queen of Jannah Fatima (r.a) by Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (r.a), make your Mahr special by crowning this exceptional aura of tradition to it, Sunnah Currency is honoured to bring this splendid Mahr collection to elevate the new beginnings in your lives to one of immense merit and distinction.

Mahr ul Ajwaj: It's what every Muslimah is talking about, a gift fit for the pure wives of our beloved Prophet ﷺ himself, the mahr given to his ﷺ Azwajun Mutahhara, make your Mahr special by crowning this exceptional aura of tradition to it, Sunnah Currency is honoured to bring this splendid Mahr collection to elevate the new beginnings in your lives to one of immense merit and distinction.*

Silver is one of the most stable currencies the world has ever seen. From the beginning of Islam until today, the value of the Islamic bimetallic currency has remained surprisingly stable in relation to basic consumable goods:

A chicken at the time of the Prophet ﷺ cost one dirham; today, 1,400 years later, a chicken costs approximately one dirham. In 1,400 years inflation is zero. 

Could we say the same about the Pound Sterling or the U.S. dollar or any other paper currency in the last 25 years?

In the long term, the bimetallic currency has proven to withstand the test of time. It has historically survived despite all attempts by governments to transform it into a symbolic currency by imposing a nominal value different from its weight.

Silver cannot be inflated by printing more of it; it cannot be devalued by government decree, and unlike paper currency it is an asset which does not depend upon anybody's promise to pay.

Portability and anonymity of Silver is both important, but the most significant fact is that Silver is an asset that is no-one else's liability. 

All forms of paper assets: bonds, shares, and even bank deposits, are promises to repay money borrowed. Their value is dependent upon the investor's belief that the promise will be fulfilled. As junk bonds and the Mexican peso have illustrated, a questionable promise soon loses value.

Silver is not like this. A piece of silver is independent of the financial system, and it’s worth is underwritten by 5,000 years of the human experience!

SPECIFICATION VALUE
DENOMINATION 10 Dirham
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 5510
ALLOY .999 Fine Silver
WEIGHT 29.75grams
DIAMETER 41.00mm
CIRCUMFERENCE 129.00mm
RADIUS 20.50mm
PURE METAL QUALITY Silver / Proof
YEAR 2021

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