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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 1097. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $675. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC DYNASTIES, Artuqids of Hisn Kayfa and Amid. Qutb al-Din Sukman II. 1185-1200. Æ Dirhem (14.66 g, 5h). Dated 581 (1185/1186). Sassanian style bust left, wearing crown of Shapuur I / Kufic legend in four lines within square. S&S Type 12; Album 1822.1. VF, attractive red-brown and green patina, minor roughness. Very rare.

From the Henry Chitwood Collection.