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313, Lot: 545. Estimate $200.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Persia (Post-Seljuk). Khwarizm Shahs. 'Ala al-Din Muhammad II. AH 596-617 / AD 1200-1220. AV Dinar (24mm, 4.03 g, 8h). Badakhshan mint. Dated Rabi’ al-akhir AH [611 (8 August-9 September AD 1214)]. Kalima and “al-sultan al-din Allah” in four lines; floral design above and to left and right; mint formula and [AH date] in outer margin / Name and titles of 'Ala al-Din Muhammad II in four lines; “badakhsha” above, pellets flanking final “n” below; uncertain legend in outer margin. SNA Tübingen 393 (same dies); Album 1712; Zeno 21710 (same dies); Album 15, lot 463 (same dies). VF, traces of deposits and double strike on reverse, typical areas of weak strike and ragged flan. Rare.