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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 1126. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC DYNASTIES, Zengid Atabegs of Mosul. Sayf al-Din Ghazi II. 1170-1180. Æ Dirhem (16.44 g, 4h). Nisibin mint. Dated AH 575 (AD 1179/80). Head left, wearing crested Greek-style helmet / Name and titles of Abbasid Caliph al-Mustadi and Sayf al-Din Ghazi in three lines across fields; mint and date in outer margin. S&S Type 61.4; Album 1861.2. Good VF, black-green patina.

From the Henry Chitwood Collection.