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4510524
451, Lot: 524. Estimate $100.
Sold for $90. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr. Rival Caliph, AH 60-73 / AD 680-692. AR Dirham (28mm, 3.06 g, 9h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of 'Umar ibn 'Ubayd Allah ibn Mi'mar, Zubayrid governor at Ardaxšīr-xvarrah. ART (Ardaxšīr-xvarrah) mint. Dated AH 68 in Pahlavi (AD 687/8). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; lillah al-hamd in Arabic and four pellets, additional pellet to left of lowest star-in-crescent / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; crescent and star flanking flames. SICA I –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian –; Album 21; ICV 24. Deposits on reverse, clipped. VF.