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452, Lot: 840. Estimate $100.
Sold for $70. 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 (33mm, 4.10 g, 3h). Issue of ‘Umar ibn ‘Ubayd Allāh, Zubayrid governor. BYŠ (Bīshāpūr) mint. Dated AH 68 in Pahlavi (AD 687/8). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; pellet and ·lillāh al-hamd:: in margin; pellet to left of lowest star-in-crescent / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA 1, 163; Walker, Arab-Sasanian, 193; Album 21; ICV 24. Areas of light toning. Good VF.