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11100910

Genghis Khan with Clear Mint Name and Date

CNG 111, Lot: 910. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Mongols. Great Khans. Chingiz (Genghis). AH 602-624 / AD 1206-1227. AV Dinar (25mm, 3.71 g, 5h). Ghazna (Ghazni) mint. Dated AH 618 (AD 1221/2). Kalima and name of Abbasid caliph in four lines, floral ornament above and to left; Umayyad “Second Symbol” (al-Quran Sura 9:33) in outer margin / Name and titles of Chingiz Khan in four lines, floral ornament to left and right; mint formula and AH date in outer margin. Spengler 16-18; CNR XXI, 1 (Spring 1996), 245-30-35; Album 1964; ICV 1940; Triton XXI, lot 951 (same dies). Good VF, hint of deposits in devices, minor weakness at periphery that does not affect the reading of the mint or AH date. Well struck for issue.