EARLY ISLAMIC. Umayyads. temp. 'Abd al-Malik.
|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1794. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
685-705. AR Dirham (2.88 g, 9h). Jayy mint. Dated AH 81 (700/01 AD). Kalima in three lines across fields, "bismillah struck was this dirham in Jayy in the year one and eighty" in outer margin; five annulets around / "Umayyad Symbol" (Quran
112) in four lines across fields, "Second Symbol" (Quran
9.33) in outer margin; five annulets around. Klat 255.a; Walker, Arab-Byzantine
326; Album 126. Good VF. ($500)