Inscription: Arabic; translation:
-On body: "Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the most noble King (al-Ashraf), the Father of victory, Qaytbay, the greatest Sultan, the Sultan of Islam and the Muslims, the most noble Kind, the Father of victory, Qaitbay";
-In medallions: "Qaitbay the most noble King, be his triumph magnified".
Translation by Yassir al-Tabba (1978):
-Body: "Glory to our Lord, the Sultan, the King, al-Ashraf abu al-Nasr Qaytbay the greatest Sultan, the Sultan of Islam and Muslims, the King al-Ashraf abu al-Nasr Qaytbay, the Sultan";
-Four roundels: "Qaytbay, the king al-Ashraf may his victory be glorious".