Q: A Muslim gave me an expensive silver collectors coin as a gift. I am quite certain that when he purchased the coin, it was not a cash deal done hand-to-hand.
1. May I keep such a coin?
2. If not, what must be done with this expensive coin?
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.