Muslims minted their first gold coins when they entered Spain in 711CE. The new coins were modelled in size and design after the Arab-Byzantine but their inscriptions were in Latin. A large star in the centre of the obverse field distinguished the Islamic Spanish coin from the Arab-Latin one.
Andalusian Coins (711-1494CE)
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