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78001950
Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1950. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $275. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Mongols. Great Khans. temp. Möngke. AH 649-658 / AD 1251-1260. Æ Fals (5.38 g, 12h). Kashgar mint; Mas’ud al-Khwarizmi, governor of Karakorum. Dated AH 650 (AD 1252/3). Kalima in three lines across field; AH date in outher margin / “Struck by decree of Mas’ud al-Khwarizmi” in three lines across field; uncertain Uyghur legend in outer margin. Cf. Nyamaa 32; Album 1975. Good VF, brown and green patina.


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