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360, Lot: 530. Estimate $100.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. al-Muhallab ibn Abi Sufra. Zibayrid governor, circa AH 75-79 / AD 694-698. Æ Pashiz (19mm, 0.98 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. ST (Istakhr) mint. Dated AH 76 in Pahlavi (AD 695/6). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; GDH monogram and ’pzwt in Pahlavi to left, muhalp i Pahlavi to right / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; uncertain date to left, mint to right. SICA I –; Geyselen –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian –; Album –; Wilkes & Curtis 7, lot 8. VF, brown surfaces, some roughness and corrosion. Extremely rare.