A silver Nisf of Al-Ashraf Qai’tbāy Abū al-Nasr, remembered for his construction project throughout the Sultanate, including the Qai’tbāy Fountain and Madrasa al-Ashrafiyya on the Temple Mount; minted in Aleppo.

Obverse:  center —  قا يتباى (Qai’tbāy); surrounding —  السلطان الملك الاشرف ابو النصر (Sultan Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr)
Reverse: لا اله الا \ الله محمد \ رسول  الله (There is no God but Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah)
Date: 1468–1496

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