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313, Lot: 534. Estimate $100.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Arab-Sasanian coinage. Salm ibn Zīyad. Zubayrid governor, circa AH 61-65 / AD 680-684. AR Drachm (35mm, 3.18 g, 3h). MRW (Marw) mint. Dated AH 65 (AD 684/5). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bism allāh in margin; c/m: forepart of senmurw right / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I, –; Walker 136; Album 18; for c/m: Göbl, Dokumente KM 7. VF, toned.