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394, Lot: 567. Estimate $400.
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ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.88 g, 7h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of Ubayd Allah ibn Abi Bakra, governor (fl. 79-80 / AD 698-699). SK mint. Dated AH 79 in Pahlavi (AD 698/9). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah and rabbi in Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I 369; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, p. 110, Th. 14; Album 37; ICV 50. Good VF, deposits.