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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 1084

ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Ibn al-Ash'ath. Rebel, AH 80-84 / AD 699-704. AR Drachm (32mm, 4.05 g, 3h). Issue of ‘Ubayd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman, governor of al-Basra. KRMAN (Kirmān) mint. Dated AH 84 in Pahlavi (AD 703/4).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 1084.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Early Medieval & Islamic, Silver

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Ibn al-Ash'ath. Rebel, AH 80-84 / AD 699-704. AR Drachm (32mm, 4.05 g, 3h). Issue of ‘Ubayd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Rahman, governor of al-Basra. KRMAN (Kirmān) mint. Dated AH 84 in Pahlavi (AD 703/4). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; amara Allah b’il wafa in Arabic in outer margin; triple pellets to right of lowest star-in-crescent / Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I, p. 34; Walker, Arab-Sasanian –; Album B40; ICV 56; CNG 106, lot 931. Toned. VF. Album records that only one example of this mint and date is known. Extremely rare.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 14 May 2020 at 2 PM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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