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ULUS JUCHI: BILYAR (Localization of this mint still remains unclear)


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Bilyar, anonymous AR dirham, AH692 (1292)

Bilyar was regarded as a great city, once with a population of over 100,000. It was also the main trade centre in the Middle Volga. In the 12th-13th centuries Bilyar was a capital of Volga Bulgaria. In 1236, the city was ruined by hordes of Batu Khan. The city was later rebuilt, but it never regained its former size or power. Now a small town, the surrounding fields carry the relics of this once great city. A archaeological expeditions uncover many interesting artefacts and show glimpses into the everyday life of the ancient people of Bilyar
 
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The new city was founded Bilyar not far from the old (Biliarska Selishche III) This archaeological complex known as post mongols Bilyar. . In the second half of the XIII century, the city minted silver coin. Now known for several types and denominations. Date of issue is known for only one type coins - a 1292 (692 AH)
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