Very Rare Arab-Armenian Zuzun
Arab-Armenian coinage. Muhammad.
|282, Lot: 405. Estimate $300.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AH 80 /AD 700. AR Zuzun (28mm, 3.09 g, 3h). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; Pahlavi MHMT
before bust, Arabic wāf
(“full”) in margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames, Pahlavi ARBA (= meaningless date “4”) to left, AY to right. SICA I, 494; SCC 5; Album E97. Good VF, toned, minor marks. Very rare.
From the J. P. Righetti Collection, 104.