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368, Lot: 574. Estimate $75.
Sold for $55. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr. Rival Caliph, AH 60-73 / AD 680-692. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.61 g, 3h). Issue of ‘Umar ibn ‘Ubaidallah, governor. BYŠ (Bishapur) mint. Dated AH 70 in Pahlavi (AD 689/90). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; in outer margin, lillah al-hamd in Arabic flanked by pellet and quadrate of four pellets / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; date to left; mint to right. SICA I 175; Walker, Arab-Sasanian 198; Album 21; ICV 24. VF, lightly toned, some deposits.