ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. Uncertain period (pre-reform).
|CNG 85, Lot: 1315. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 41-77 / AD 661-697. Æ Fals (30mm, 12.83 g, 8h). Imitating Justin II. Gerasa (Jerash). ΓЄ PAσOИ, Justin II, holding globus cruciger, and Sophia, holding cruciform scepter, enthroned facing, star between; c/m: “tayyib” (good
) in incuse in exergue / Large M; cross above, Γ below, A/N/N/O */X/II across field/retrograde OKIN in exergue. APBG Group C, C7a; cf. DOCAB 86; SICA I -; Walker, Arab-Byzantine
G.1 (same dies, but without c/m); Album 98. VF, earthen green patina. Rare.