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4460482
446, Lot: 482. Estimate $100.
Sold for $85. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr. Rival Caliph, AH 60-73 / AD 680-692. AR Drachm (33.5mm, 4.02 g, 3h). Issue of ‘Umar ibn ‘Ubayd Allāh, Zubayrid governor. BYŠ (Bīshāpūr) mint. Dated AH 67 in Pahlavi (AD 689/90). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; pellet and ·lillāh al-hamd:: in margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA 1, 156-8; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, 194; Album 21; ICV 24. EF, minor edge splits.


Ex Album 15 (18 January 2013), lot 93 (conserved since).