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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 1120. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC DYNASTIES, Danishmendids of Sivas. Shams al-Din Isma’il. 1164-1172. Æ Dirhem (8.13 g, 6h). Name of Shams al-Din Isma’il in three lines across fields / Figure enthroned facing, holding globus; continuation of titles in outer margin. Cf. Whelan pl. 17, 12; Album 1247. VF, brown patina, areas of soft strike. Very rare.

From the Henry Chitwood Collection.