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372, Lot: 572. Estimate $100.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. ‘Umar ibn ‘Ubayd Allāh. Governor, AH 67-72 / AD 686-691. AR Drachm (33mm, 4.08 g, 3h). BYŠ (Bīshāpūr) mint. Dated AH 70 (AD 689/90). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; ·lillāh al-hamd:: in margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA 1, 175-80; Album 21; ICV 24. EF, toned, obverse double struck with slightly rusty die, flan slightly creased.