ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan.
|389, Lot: 872. Estimate $100.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. Æ Fals (21mm, 2.97 g, 6h). Arab-Byzantine Standing Caliph type. Ilya (Jerusalem) mint. Caliph standing facing / Large retrograde m, crescent above, – and crescent below; retrograde filistin
in Arabic to left, retrograde ilya
to right. Goodwin Type 1; SICA I –; cf. Walker, Arab-Byzantine
81 (for type); DOCAB –; Album 3545; ICV 136. VF, earthen black-green patina.
From the Dr. Patrick H.C. Tan Collection.