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The Great Genghis Kjan

CNG 91, Lot: 1151. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $16000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Mongols. Great Khans. Chingiz (Genghis). AH 602-624 / AD 1206-1227. AV Dinar (25mm, 3.27 g, 6h). Ghazna (Ghazni) mint. Dated AH 618 (AD 1221/2). Kalima and name of Abbasid caliph in four lines, floral ornament above and to left; Umayyad “Second Symbol” (al-Quran Sura 9:33) in outer margin / Name and titles of Chingiz Khan in four lines, floral ornament to left and right; mint formula and AH date in outer margin. Spengler 16-18; CNR XXI, 1 (Spring 1996), 245-30-35; Album 1964. Good VF, areas of typical weak strike, evidence of clipping. Minor traces of luster and exceptionally full marginal legends.