ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Mu'awiya I ibn Abi Sufyan.
|394, Lot: 564. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1222. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 41-60 / AD 661-680. Æ Fals (20mm, 4.30 g, 2h). Imperial standing figure type (Type VI). Uncertain mint. Struck circa 660s-680. Standing imperial figure, holding long cross and globus cruciger; ba’d
in Arabic down left / Large m surmounted by cross; pseudo-Greek letters to left and right; muhammad
in Arabic in exergue. SICA 1, –; DOCAB –; Walker, Arab-Byzantine
, –; Album 3523A; ICV –. VF, attractive green patina. Very rare.