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191, Lot: 317. Estimate $100.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (pre-reform). AH 41-77 / AD 661-697. Æ Fals (20mm, 3.84 g, 5h). Pseudo-Byzantine type. Hims (Emesa) mint. Crowned imperial bust facing, holding globus cruciger / Large M; star flanked by small tilde above; tayyib (’good’) in exergue. Goodwin 14 var. (annulets in place of tildes); Walker, Arab-Byzantine 57; Album 110. Fine, brown patina, earthen deposits.

From the J. S. Wagner Collection.