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422, Lot: 652. Estimate $100.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.65 g, 10h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of ‘Abd Allah ibn Umayya, governor (fl. 75-77 / AD 695-697). SK (Sijistan) mint. Dated AH 77 in Pahlavi (AD 696/7). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah, al-’izza lillah (the glory is Allah’s) in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, –; Album 30; ICV 44. VF, find patina, slight green deposits, weakness on reverse.