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422, Lot: 655. Estimate $100.
Sold for $75. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, 'Abbasid Caliphate. temp. al-Mahdi to Harun al-Rashid. AH 158-193 / AD 775-809. BI Drachm (31mm, 3.53 g, 58h). Eastern Sistan Series. Sears Class IV. Zaranj mint; (Salih) Rida, mintmaster or financial officer. Stylized crowned Sassanian style bust right; pseudo- GDH and ’pzwt in Pahlavi to left; pseudo- hwslwb in Pahlavi to right; in outer margins, bismillah rabbi, salih, and rida in Arabic / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; pseudo-date to left, pseudo-mint to right. Album 89D; ICV 86 . VF, toned, some crystallization.