EARLY ISLAMIC. Umayyads. temp. Marwan II.
|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1812. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
744-750. AR Dirham (2.68 g, 12h). Al-Kufa mint. Dated AH 128 (745/6 AD). Kalima in three lines across fields, "bismillah struck was this dirham in al-Kufa in the year eight and twenty and one hundred" in outer margin / "Umayyad Symbol" (Quran
112) in four lines across fields, "Second Symbol" (Quran
9.33) in outer margin; five annulets around. Klat 548.a; cf. Walker, Arab-Byzantine
471; Album 142. Good VF. ($500)