ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Qutb al-Din Sukman II.
|CNG 84, Lot: 1672. Estimate $200.
Sold for $330. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 581-597 / AD 1185-1200. Æ Dirhem (28mm, 12.40 g, 5h). Dated AH 584 (AD 1188/9). Diademed Roman-style heads back to back, appearing to stem from a single body; AH date above / Name, titles, and pedigree of Sukman in four lines across fields; marginal legend citing Ayyubid overlord Yusuf bin Ayyub (Saladin). Whelan Type II, 143-5; S&S Type 13; Album 1822.2. VF, dark brown patina, traces of earthen overtones.