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414, Lot: 624. Estimate $200.
Sold for $140. 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 (33mm, 4.15 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of Salm ibn Ziyad, governor of Khorasan. HRA (Herat) mint. Dated AH 67 in Pahlavi (AD 686/7). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; in outer margin, bismillah followed by triple pellets / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; additional star in outer margin. SICA I 306-7; Walker, Arab-Sasanian 115-9; Album 18; CNG E-357, lot 647 . Good VF, light toning in devices, slightly crystallized surfaces.