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Lot 387: Sumatra. Sultans of Aceh. Darussalam Sultanah (Queen) Inayat Shah Zakiat Ad Din Shah Gold Kupang

AUCTION:  Ancient Imports (Auction 310)

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $60
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Description

Sumatra. Sultans of Aceh. Darussalam Sultanah (Queen) Inayat Shah Zakiat Ad Din Shah Gold Kupang
Attribution:
Date: 1678-1688 AD (AH 1088-1100)
Obverse: Arab script (Paduka Seri Sultanah Inayat Shah) within beaded border
Reverse: Arab script including sultan's name within beaded border
Size: 13.73mm
Weight: 0.55 grams
Grade: EF
Notes: A sharp example of this scarcer southeast Asian medieval gold type. The northmost tip of Sumatra was an important shipping route and was controlled by wealthy and fiercely independent Muslim Sultanates similar to Greek city-states

Lot Details
  • Offered By: Marc Breitsprecher
  • Lot #: 387
  • Listing #: 175293
  • Closed: Thursday, September 25, 2014 8:13:00 PM CT
  • Estimate: $100