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364, Lot: 589. Estimate $100.
Sold for $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. Æ Pashiz (17mm, 1.00 g, 8h). Arab-Sasanian type. Zaranj mint. Struck circa AH 72-95 (AD 691-715). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; uncertain Pahlavi inscription to left, GDH monogram in Pahlavi to right / zaranj in Arabic; below nywkyh/’pzwn in Pahlavi. SICA I –; Geyselen Type 50; cf. Walker, Arab-Sasanian, p. 170; Album 49; Wilkes –. Near VF, brown and green patina. Rare.