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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 1099. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC DYNASTIES, Artuqids of Hisn Kayfa and Amid. Nasir al-Din Mahmud. 1200-1222. Æ Dirhem (12.85 g, 5h). al-Hisn mint. Dated 610 (1213-1214). Double-headed eagle with stylized wings spread; Artuqid tamgha on breast / Kufic legend in three lines. S&S Type 15; Album 1823.1. Good VF, dark brown and green patina, earthen highlights. A particularly well-centered obverse.

From the Henry Chitwood Collection.