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422, Lot: 653. 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 (33mm, 4.03 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. Eastern Sistan Series. Sears Class III. SK (Sijistan) mint. Blundered AH date in Pahlavi (but struck circa AH 80/AD 699/700). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; d in Pahlavi (or Arabic), bismillah and rabbi in Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian –; Album 78; ICV 71. Good VF, toned, areas of weak strike, small flan crack.