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414, Lot: 619. Estimate $200.
Sold for $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Mu'awiya I ibn Abi Sufyan. AH 41-60 / AD 661-680. AR Drachm (32.5mm, 4.11 g, 3h). Struck in the name and types of Husrav (Khosrau) II. NY (Nihāwand?) mint. Dated YE 30 = AH 41 in Pahlavi (AD 661/2). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right, bismillah in margin / Fire altar with ribbons, attendants flanking; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, p. 10, RB.2 ; Album 4; ICV 2. Near EF, traces of deposits, light marks, slightly wavy flan.