Nomos AG > obolos 23Auction date: 12 June 2022
Lot number: 1030

Price realized: 55 CHF   (Approx. 56 USD / 53 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Mardin). Husam al-Din Yuluq Arslan, AH 580-597 / AD 1184-1200. Dirham (Bronze, 33 mm, 15.90 g, 5 h), giving the Abbasid caliph al-Nasir as overlord, unlisted mint, possibly Mardin, AH 596 = 1199-1200 AD. Husam al-Din Yuluq Arslan, in military outfit and cross legged, seated facing, holding severed head and raised sword; 'Nur al-Din Atabeg' in Kufic to left; ornamental scrollwork in exergue. Rev. In the center, name and titles of Abbasid caliph al-Nasir in three lines; around, name and titles of Ayyubid overlord Az-Zahir Ghazi; in the outer margin name of Husam al-Din Yuluq Arslan and AH date. Whelan Type IV, 57-8; S&S Type 36.1; Album 1829.4; ICV 1209. Flat areas, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 50 CHF