According to Islamic tradition, in 621, Muhammad made the Night Journey on the steed Buraq from Mecca to Jerusalem's Temple Mount, and then he ascended to heaven where he spoke with God who gave instructions regarding prayer, and then rode back to Mecca.
SH56802. Gold solidus, DOC IIpart 1, 9a; Wroth BMC -; Tolstoi 140 - 141; Ratto 1361; Morrisson 14; Hahn MIB 9; SBCV 736, gVF, graffiti, 5th officina, Constantinople mint, weight 4.373g, maximum diameter 21.4mm, die axis 180o, c. 616 - 625 A.D.; obversedd NN hERACLIuS et hERA CONSt pp AVG, facing busts of Heraclius, with short beard, and his son Heraclius Constantine, beardless, much smaller, cross above; reverseVICTORIA AVGu E, cross potent on three steps, N right, CONOBin ex; $645.00
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