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89001663
Triton XV, Lot: 1663. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Egypt & Syria (Pre-Fatimid). Ikhshidids. Abu'l-Fawaris Ahmad. AH 357-358 / AD 968-969. AV Dinar (23mm, 3.91 g, 10h). Filastin mint. Dated AH 358 (AD 968/9). Kalima and name of al-Hasan bin ‘Ubayd Allah; al-Quran Sura 30:4-5 in outer margin, mint and date formula in inner margin / Continuation of Kalima, name of Caliph, and Ahmad bin ‘Ali, “li–’llah”flanked by pellets above; Umayyad “Second Symbol” in outer margin. Bacharach 108; Balog, Tables -; SICA 6, 214; Lavoix 63; Album 682. EF.