Lot 165: TABERISTAN. Umar ibn A’ala, (771-782 AD). AR Hemidrachm. Scarce.
AUCTION: Pars Coins (Auction 376)
- Starting Bid: $45
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TABERISTAN. Umar ibn A’ala, (771-782 AD). AR Hemidrachm (1.87 gm; 23 mm). Obverse: Sasanian style bust to the right, name Umar in Kufic in front of the face, phrase “ARS” (Ar(u)s? Meaning Stunning?) or Arun(?-per Pakzadian) on the 3rd quarter and Pahlavi phrase APD on the second quarter. Reverse; fire altar with attendants, mint TPURSTAN (Tabaristan) on the right, date: 128 to the left. Lovely strike. Choice FDC. Fully lustrous. Scarce.
- Offered By: Pars Coins
- Lot #: 165
- Listing #: 2812
- Closed: Monday, June 27, 2022 11:54:40 AM CT
- Estimate: $75