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422, Lot: 663. Estimate $100.
Sold for $65. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Zangids (al-Mawsil). Saif al-Din Ghazi II. AH 565-576 / AD 1170-1180. Æ Dirham (29mm, 13.18 g, 5h). Unnamed (al-Mawsil?) mint. Dated AH 574 (AD 1178/9). Draped bust facing slightly left, wearing hair in fore-knot; two winged creatures above, AH date in left and right fields / Name and titles of Saif al-Din Ghazi II in four lines and margins. Whelan Type I, 174 (rev. only); S&S Type 60.9; Album 1861.1. Near VF, rough brown surfaces, a few scratches on obverse.