ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan.
|394, Lot: 568. Estimate $400.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. AR Drachm (32mm, 3.52 g, 3h). Arab-Sasanian type. Issue of ‘Abd Allah ibn Umayya, governor (fl.
75-77 / AD 695-697). SK mint. Dated AH 75 in Pahlavi
(AD 695). Crowned Sasanian-style bust right; bismillah
and al-’izza lillah
(the glory is Allah’s
) in Arabic in outer margin / Fire altar flanked by attendants; star and crescent flanking flames. SICA I –; Walker, Arab-Sasanian
, –; Album 30; ICV 44. Good VF, porosity. Very rare.