ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (pre-reform).
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1330. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 41-77 / AD 661-697. Æ Fals (5.75 g, 7h). Arab-Byzantine type, imitating Heraclius or Constans II. Dimashq (Damascus) mint. Byzantine emperor standing facing, holdin long, cross-tipped scepter and globus cruciger; to left, bird standing right on letter T; to right, L
/E/O / Large M; monogram above; “officina” below; Arabic mint formula around. SICA I 568; Walker, Arab-Byzantine
15; Album 102. EF, dark green patina with orange earthen overtones. Exceptional quality for issue.