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356, Lot: 653. Estimate $100.
Sold for $85. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan to al-Walid I ibn 'Abd al-Malik. AH 65-96 / AD 685-715. Æ Pashiz (20mm, 0.94 g, 10h). Uncertain mint. Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; monogram and ’pzwt in Pahlavi to left; husrav in Pahlavi to right; bismillah and rabbi in Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; bismillah in Arabic to left; rabbi allah in Arabic to right. SICA I –; cf. Geyselen Type 54 (for obv.) and 120 = Peus 382, lot 725 (for type); Walker, Arab-Sasanian –; Album –. VF, brown patina, a couple of small flan splits. Very rare.