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Chingiz (Genghis) Khan with Clear Mint Name and AH Date

Triton XXII, Lot: 1233. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Mongols. Great Khans. Chingiz (Genghis). AH 602-624 / AD 1206-1227. AV Dinar (24mm, 3.36 g, 6h). Ghazna (Ghazni) mint. Dated AH 618 (AD 1221/2). Kalima and name of Abbasid caliph in four lines, floral ornament above and to left; Umayyad “Second Symbol” (al-Quran Sura 9:33) in outer margin / Name and titles of Chingiz Khan in four lines, floral ornament to left and right; mint formula and AH date in outer margin. Spengler 16-18; CNR XXI, 1 (Spring 1996), 245-30-35; Album 1964; ICV 1940; Triton XXI, lot 951 (same dies). Good VF. Well centered and struck. Overstruck on an uncertain undertype.