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422, Lot: 648. Estimate $100.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. 'Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr. Rival Caliph, AH 60-73 / AD 680-692. AR Drachm (31mm, 3.93 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. KRMN-HRJN mint. Dated AH 67 in Pahlavi (AD 686/7). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah in Arabic and bplwy in Pahlavi in outer margin; triple pellets to left of lowest star-in-crescent / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; crescent and star flanking flames. Cf. Mochiri, Kirman 19; SICA 1 –; cf. Walker, Arab-Sasanian, p. 31, J. 1 and I. 15; Album 16; ICV 13. VF, toned, small flan split. Very rare mint.