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191, Lot: 319. 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 (15mm, 2.77 g, 8h). Pseudo-Byzantine type. Amman (Philadelphia) mint. Caliph standing facing, hand on pommel of sword in sheath at his side / Transformed cross on steps; star to right. Goodwin 60 var. (star in left field); Walker, Arab-Byzantine p. 39, A4; Album 112. Near VF, dark brown patina, obverse flaw.

From the J. S. Wagner Collection.