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CNG 106, Lot: 937. Estimate $500.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Zangids (al-Mawsil). Saif al-Din Ghazi II. AH 565-576 / AD 1170-1180. Æ Dirham (31mm, 15.67 g, 9h). al-Jazira mint. Dated AH 575 (AD 1179/80). Helmeted male head left; Kalima around / Name and title of Saif al-Din Ghazi II in three lines; mint and AH date in margin. Whelan Type II, 177-8; S&S Type 61.1; Album 1861.2. EF, brown patina. Superb condition and relief for type.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 84 (5 May 2010), lot 1688.