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155, Lot: 355. Estimate $100.
Sold for $60. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Yazid I ibn Mu'awiya. AH 60-64 / AD 680-683. AR Drachm (31mm, 3.61 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type, imitating Khosrau II. GD mint; Ubayd Allah bin Ziyad, governor. Dated AH 62 (AD 681/2). Crowned Sasanian-style bust imitating Khosrau II right; “bismillah” and triple pellets in lower right outer margin; “P” in Pahlavi in upper right / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames; AH date in left field, mint in right. SICA I, 294; Walker, Arab-Sasanian 104. VF.