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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 1127. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC DYNASTIES, Zengid Atabegs of Mosul. ’Izz al-Din Mas’ud I. 1180-1193. Æ Dirhem (16.16 g, 2h). al-Jazira mint. Dated AH 577 (AD 1180/1). Head left, wearing crested Greek-style helmet / Name and titles of Abbasid Caliph al-Nasir and ’Izz al-Din Mas’ud in four lines across fields; mint and date in outer margin. S&S Type 62; Album 1863.1. Good VF, black-green patina with lighter green highlights.

From the Henry Chitwood Collection.