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452, Lot: 839. Estimate $100.
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ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Mu'awiya I ibn Abi Sufyan. AH 41-60 / AD 661-680. AR Drachm (30mm, 3.16 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, governor of Ira. SK (Sijistan) mint. Dated AH 56 in Pahlavi (AD 675/6). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah in Arabic in outer margin; pellets to right of lowest star-in-crescent / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA 1 365; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, 93; Album 12; ICV 11. Toned. Good VF.