Lot 518. SAMANID, Nuh III, AD 976-997, AR multiple dirham.
SAMANID, Nuh III, AD 976-997, AR multiple dirham (7.64 gm; 46 mm). NM, ND, A-1469L, imitative dirham from the Andaraba region, with condensed name nuh bin mansur, probably struck in the 980s and the last version of this series. Local series struck somewhere in the region of Andaraba, with the overall style derived from the crude Banijurid issues in the names of 'Abd al-Malik and Harb b. Sahlan (types A-1438.1 & 1438.2). Well struck on a nice broad flan. Excellent metal. Choice EF.