ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan.
|394, Lot: 567. Estimate $400.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.88 g, 7h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of Ubayd Allah ibn Abi Bakra, governor (fl.
79-80 / AD 698-699). SK mint. Dated AH 79 in Pahlavi
(AD 698/9). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah
in Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I 369; Walker, Arab-Sasanian
, p. 110, Th. 14; Album 37; ICV 50. Good VF, deposits.