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Lot 198: Abbasid Caliphate: al-Mansur to Harun al-Rashid. BI Drachm. Zaranj

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ISLAMIC, 'Abbasid Caliphate: temp. al-Mansur to Harun al-Rashid. AH 136-193 / AD 754-809. BI Drachm. Eastern Sistan Series. Zaranj mint, Halil, mintmaster or financial officer. Struck circa AD 770s. Stylized crowned Sassanian style bust right; pseudo- GDH and 'pzwt in Pahlavi to left; pseudo- hwslwb in Pahlavi to right; in outer margins, bismillah rabbi!?, and halil in Arabic, Fire altar with ribbons and attendants; pseudo-date to left, pseudo-mint to right. (4.02gm, 38mm) Very Fine. Patina.
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  • Offered By: NBJ Art Gallery
  • Lot #: 198
  • Listing #: 970505
  • Closed: Sunday, April 7, 2024 12:38:30 PM CT
  • Estimate: $150