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191, Lot: 316. Estimate $100.
Sold for $96. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (pre-reform). AH 41-77 / AD 661-697. Æ Fals (18mm, 3.09 g, 3h). Pseudo-Byzantine type. Qinnasrin (Chalcis) mint. Caliph standing facing, hand on pommel of sword in sheath at his side / Transformed cross on steps. Goodwin 45 var. (direction of legend); Walker, Arab-Byzantine 132 var. (same); Album 112. Near VF, dark green patina, a little rough.

From the J. S. Wagner Collection.