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Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1948. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $1250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Mongols. Great Khans. Möngke. AH 649-658 / AD 1251-1260. AR Dirhem (7.10 g, 12h). Abu Bakr ibn Sa'd ibn Zangi, governor in Persia. Kalima in two lines across field, name of Abu Bakr below / Name and title of Möngke in three lines across field; “badshah jahan” in legend. Nyamaa -; Album B1928; Zeno 29387 (this coin). VF. Extremely rare.

From the Peter Y. Chang Collection of Great Mongol Coinage.