IF ISLAMIC STATE’S GLOBAL AMBITION WASN’T CLEAR YET: They Just Minted Their Own Currency That Depicts it For Us

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Photos have emerged of gold coins allegedly minted by the Islamic State group in Syria, presumably to be put into circulation one day as the currency of its intended modern-day caliphate.

The currency, called the “Islamic dinar,” includes images revealing the global ambitions of the jihadist group: One coin shows a map of the world. Another is decorated with seven wheat stalks, a reference to the Koran.

The BBC reported that the flip side of the 24-carat coins shows an Arabic phrase that reads, “The Islamic State — a caliphate based on the doctrine of the prophet.”

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