Estatua de Maimónides en Córdoda. Maimónides - Mosheh ben Maimon (משה בן מימון), was a preeminent medieval Spanish, Sephardic Jewish philosopher, astronomer and one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars and physicians of the Middle Ages. He was born in Córdoba (present-day Spain), Almoravid Empire on Passover Eve, 1138, and died in Egypt on December 12, 1204.
Marabotin d'or d'Alphonse VIII - 1190 - Espagne First issued during the 12th c, it was named after the dynasty of the Almoravids. From 1180, Alfonso VIII copied dinars with legends in Arabic but with Christian content. Here you can see the Christian cross and the first three letters of his name, 'A L F'. The Arabic inscription states that the coin was struck in the town of Toledo in 'the era of Saphar 1228', equivalent to AD 1190.
Sepharad - Samuel Levi. Yehudah ha-Levi (1080-1141) One of the greatest Spanish Jewish poets. Born in Toledo, Spain while it was still under Islamic rule. He was a prolific writer of both Arabic and Hebrew poetry. A physician and a philosopher. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barcelona-Land/603298383116598?ref=hl