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368, Lot: 573. Estimate $75.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Yazid I ibn Mu'awiya. AH 60-64 / AD 680-683. AR Drachm (33mm, 3.68 g, 3h). Issue of Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, governor of Iraq. BCRA (Basra) mint. Dated AH 60 (AD 679/80). Crowned Sassanian style bust right; bismillah in Arabic and four pellets in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; date to left, mint to right. SICA I 44; cf. Walker, Arab-Sasanian, 98; Album 12; ICV 11. Good VF, some roughness, hairline flan crack.