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3680575
368, Lot: 575. Estimate $250.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.39 g, 11h). SK (Sijistan) mint. Dated AH 77 in Pahlavi (AD 696/7). Crowned Sassanian style bust right; my in Pahlavi and bismillah and al-’izza lillahin Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; date to left, mint to right. SICA I, p. 33; G. Miles, "Two Unpublished Arab-Sasanian Dirhems of 'Abdullah b. Umayyah," ANSMN 14 (1968), 2; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, –; Album 30; ICV –. VF, toned, some deposits and roughness along edge. Very rare.