ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Mu'awiya ibn Abi Sufyan.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 900. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 41-60 / AD 661-680. AR Drachm (4.10 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type, imitating Khosrau II. DAP (Fasa) mint; Samura ibn Jundab, governor. Immobilized AH 43 (AD 663/4). “Splendor may he increase”• in Pahlavi in two lines to left, “Samura ibn Jundab” in Pahlavi in two lines to right, Sasanian style bust imitating Khosrau II right; \
on breast; star and crescents ending in pellets; triple pellets flanking lower star and crescent; “bismillah” in lower right outer margin / AH date to left, mint to right, fire altar with ribbons and attendants; crescent and star flanking flames; “p” in Pahlavi in upper right outer margin. SICA 1 -; Walker, Arab-Sassanian
p. 46, M. 26 and Sch. 2; cf. Album 9. Good VF, toned. Very rare.