حَدَّثَنِي مَالِكٌ، أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ أَنَّ عُمَرَ بْنَ الْخَطَّابِ، قَوَّمَ الدِّيَةَ عَلَى أَهْلِ الْقُرَى فَجَعَلَهَا عَلَى أَهْلِ الذَّهَبِ أَلْفَ دِينَارٍ وَعَلَى أَهْلِ الْوَرِقِ اثْنَىْ عَشَرَ أَلْفَ دِرْهَمٍ ‏.‏ قَالَ مَالِكٌ فَأَهْلُ الذَّهَبِ أَهْلُ الشَّامِ وَأَهْلُ مِصْرَ وَأَهْلُ الْوَرِقِ أَهْلُ الْعِرَاقِ ‏.‏ وَحَدَّثَنِي يَحْيَى عَنْ مَالِكٍ أَنَّهُ سَمِعَ أَنَّ الدِّيَةَ تُقْطَعُ فِي ثَلاَثِ سِنِينَ أَوْ أَرْبَعِ سِنِينَ ‏.‏ قَالَ مَالِكٌ وَالثَّلاَثُ أَحَبُّ مَا سَمِعْتُ إِلَىَّ فِي ذَلِكَ ‏.‏ قَالَ مَالِكٌ الأَمْرُ الْمُجْتَمَعُ عَلَيْهِ عِنْدَنَا أَنَّهُ لاَ يُقْبَلُ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْقُرَى فِي الدِّيَةِ الإِبِلُ وَلاَ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْعَمُودِ الذَّهَبُ وَلاَ الْوَرِقُ وَلاَ مِنْ أَهْلِ الذَّهَبِ الْوَرِقُ وَلاَ مِنْ أَهْلِ الْوَرِقِ الذَّهَبُ ‏.‏

Malik related to me that he had heard that Umar ibn al-Khattabestimated the full blood-money for the people of urban areas. Forthose who had gold, he made it one thousand dinars. and for those whohad silver he made it ten thousand dirhams. Malik said, "Thepeople of gold are the people of ash-Sham and the people of Egypt. Thepeople of silver are the people of Iraq " Yahya related to mefrom Malik that he heard that the blood-money was divided intoinstalments over three or four years. Malik said, "Three isthe most preferable to me of what I have heard on that." Malik said, "The generally agreed on way of doing things in ourcommunity is that camels are not accepted from the people of citiesfor blood-money nor is gold or silver accepted from the desert people.Silver is not accepted from the people of gold and gold is notaccepted from the people of silver." Translation Not Available

Book reference: Muwatta Imam Malik Book 43 Hadith 1556
Web reference: Muwatta Imam Malik Book 43 Hadith 2