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It was narrated that Ayman bin Umm Ayman who attributed it to the Prophet ﷺ said:

"The (hand of) a thief is not to be cut off except for the price of a shield, and in those days the price of a shield was a Dinar."
أَخْبَرَنَا عَلِيُّ بْنُ حُجْرٍ، قَالَ أَنْبَأَنَا شَرِيكٌ، عَنْ مَنْصُورٍ، عَنْ عَطَاءٍ، وَمُجَاهِدٍ، عَنْ أَيْمَنَ بْنِ أُمِّ أَيْمَنَ، يَرْفَعُهُ قَالَ ‏ "‏ لاَ تُقْطَعُ الْيَدُ إِلاَّ فِي ثَمَنِ الْمِجَنِّ ‏"‏ ‏.‏ وَثَمَنُهُ يَوْمَئِذٍ دِينَارٌ ‏.‏

Classification

Sahih (Authentic)

References

• Sunan an-Nasa'i, 4948
• Sunan an-Nasa'i, Vol. 5, Book of Cutting off the Hand of the Thief, Hadith 4951
• Sunan an-Nasa'i, Book of Cutting off the Hand of the Thief, Hadith 4951