Category:
Fatwa#: 36774
Asked Country: Canada

Answered Date: Oct 26,2016

Title: Gold as Mehr?

Question

The groom has bought gold for women that is supposed to be married to him, can he put this gold in her MAHAR

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Actual gold, for example jewellery can be offered as mehr.1 

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Huzaifah Deedat

Student Darul Iftaa
Lusaka, Zambia

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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الفتاوى الهندية- موقع الإسلام (7/ 138)1

 وَفِيهِ سَبْعَةَ عَشَرَ فَصْلًا ( الْفَصْلُ الْأَوَّلُ فِي بَيَانِ أَدْنَى مِقْدَارِ الْمَهْرِ وَبَيَانِ مَا يَصْلُحُ مَهْرًا وَمَا لَا يَصْلُحُ مَهْرًا ) أَقَلُّ الْمَهْرِ عَشَرَةُ دَرَاهِمَ مَضْرُوبَةً أَوْ غَيْرَ مَضْرُوبَةٍ حَتَّى يَجُوزَ وَزْنُ عَشَرَةٍ تِبْرًا ، وَإِنْ كَانَتْ قِيمَتُهُ أَقَلَّ ، كَذَا فِي التَّبْيِينِ وَغَيْرُ الدَّرَاهِمِ يَقُومُ مَقَامَهَا بِاعْتِبَارِ الْقِيمَةِ وَقْتَ الْعَقْدِ فِي ظَاهِرِ الرِّوَايَةِ حَتَّى لَوْ تَزَوَّجَهَا عَلَى ثَوْبٍ أَوْ مَكِيلٍ أَوْ مَوْزُونٍ وَقِيمَتُهُ يَوْمَ الْعَقْدِ عَشَرَةٌ فَصَارَتْ يَوْمَ الْقَبْضِ أَقَلَّ لَيْسَ لَهَا الرَّدُّ وَفِي الْعَكْسِ لَهَا مَا نَقَصَ ، كَذَا فِي النَّهْرِ الْفَائِقِ وَلَوْ انْتَقَضَ الثَّوْبُ لِفَوَاتِ جُزْءٍ مِنْهُ قَبْلَ الْقَبْضِ فَلَهَا الْخِيَارُ إنْ شَاءَتْ أَخَذَتْهُ ، وَإِنْ شَاءَتْ أَخَذَتْ عَشَرَةَ دَرَاهِمَ هَكَذَا فِي مُحِيطِ السَّرَخْسِيِّ الْمَهْرُ إنَّمَا يَصِحُّ بِكُلِّ مَا هُوَ مَالٌ مُتَقَوِّمٌ وَالْمَنَافِعُ تَصْلُحُ مَهْرًا

مختصر القدوري (ص: 147)- دار الكتب العلمية

ويصح النكاح إذا سمى فيه مهرا ويصح وإن لم يسم فيه مهرا

وأقل المهر عشرة دراهم فإن سمى أقل من عشرة فلها العشرة ومن سمى مهرا عشرة فما زاد فعليه المسمى إن دخل بها أو مات عنها وإن طلقها قبل الدخول والخلوة فلها نصف المسمى

كنز الدقائق (ص: 258)- دار البشائر الإسلامية

صحّ النّكاح بلا ذكره وأقلّه عشرة دراهم فإن سمّاها أو دونها فلها عشرةٌ بالوطء أو الموت

 

 

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