Roma Numismatics Ltd. > E-Sale 98Auction date: 16 June 2022
Lot number: 1811

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Artuqids (Amid & Hisn Kayfa), Rukn al-Din Mawdud Æ Dirham. Amid mint, AH 621 = AD 1224-1225. Double-headed eagle enclosed within quatrefoil / Legend in circle within square [citing Ayyubid overlord al-Ashaf Musa and legend in four arcs with Kalima legend and citing the Abbasid caliph al-Nasir]. S/S 19; Album 1824.1; ICV 1191. 10.70g, 29mm, 9h.

Good Fine.

Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 81, 25 February 2021, lot 1722.

Estimate: 40 GBP

Match 1:
Roma Numismatics Ltd. > E-Sale 98Auction date: 16 June 2022
Lot number: 1810

Price realized: 48 GBP   (Approx. 58 USD / 56 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Artuqids (Amid & Hisn Kayfa), Nasir al-Din Mahmud Æ Dirham. Amid mint, AH 617 = AD 1220-1221. Double-headed eagle enclosed within quatrefoil / Two-lined legend within hexagram citing Ayyubid overlord al-Kamil Muhammad. S/S 18; Album 1823.3; ICV 1190. 6.89g, 25mm, 6h.

Very Fine. Very Rare.

Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 81, 25 February 2021, lot 1721.

Estimate: 80 GBP

Match 2:
Roma Numismatics Ltd. > E-Sale 98Auction date: 16 June 2022
Lot number: 1808

Price realized: 24 GBP   (Approx. 29 USD / 28 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Artuqids (Amid & Hisn Kayfa), Nasir al-Din Mahmud Æ Dirham. Al-Hisn mint, AH 610 = AD 1213-1214. Double-headed eagle with wings spread / Four-lined legend citing the overlord Ayyubid Abu Bakr. S/S 15; Album 1823.1; ICV 1187. 9.61g, 29mm, 8h.

Very Fine.

Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 81, 25 February 2021, lot 1719.

Estimate: 40 GBP

Match 3:
Roma Numismatics Ltd. > E-Sale 98Auction date: 16 June 2022
Lot number: 1852

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Zengids of Al Jazira, Mu'izz al-Din Sanjarshah Æ Dirham. Uncertain mint, AH 596 = AD 1199-120. Male bust with long dishevelled hair, surrounded by marginal legend citing Zengid ruler's titles / Four-lined and marginal legends citing title of the Abbasid Caliph al-Nasir and Ayyubid overlord al Nasir (Saladin). S/S 85.3; Album 1882; ICV 1279. 9.98g, 29mm, 12h.

Very Fine; overstruck.

Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 81, 25 February 2021, lot 1761.

Estimate: 40 GBP

Match 4:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3461

Price realized: 130 CHF   (Approx. 133 USD / 132 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Rukn al-Din Mawdud, AH 619-629 / AD 1222-1231. Dirham (Bronze, 28 mm, 14.49 g, 9 h), citing Nasir al-Din Mahmud and the Ayyubid overlord al-Kamil I Muhammad (AH 615-635 / AD 1218-1238) and his younger brother, the Emir of Harran, al-Ashraf Musa (1218-1229), Amid, AH 621 = AD AD 1224. Two-headed eagle with spread and stylized wings enclosed within a circle; around within square, mint and date in Kufic; in outer margin, 'al-Malik al-Ma'sud Rukn al-Din Mawdud ibn Mahmud ibn Artuq' (in Kufic). Rev. Within central circle, 'al-Malik al-Kamil'; inner corners, 'al-Malik al-Ashraf Musa'; in outer margin, 'La ilaha lilla Allah, Muhammad rasul Allah, al-Imam al-Nasir, li-din Allah Amir al-Mu'minin' (all in Kufic). Spengler & Sayles 19. Rare. Struck somewhat off center and with minor deposits, otherwise, good very fine.


From the Dr. David Majer Collection of Islamic coins, ex Album 38, 24 September 2020, 490.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 5:
Roma Numismatics Ltd. > E-Sale 98Auction date: 16 June 2022
Lot number: 1856

Price realized: 420 GBP   (Approx. 507 USD / 487 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Zengids of Mosul, Nasir al-Din Mahmud Æ Dirham. al-Mawsil (Mosul) mint, dated AH 627 = AD 1229/30. Crowned Turkish female figure seated facing, holding crescent, two stars flanking; mint formula and AH date around / Kalima and name and titles of Abbasid caliph and Ayyubid Sultans in five lines; name and titles of Nasir al-Din Mahmud in outer margin. S&S Type 67 (this coin plated); Edhem 138; Album 1870.2. 7.19g, 24mm, 1h.

Extremely Fine; a highly attractive example.

This coin published in W. F. Spengler and W. G. Sayles, Turkoman Figural Bronze Coins and Their Iconography: The Zengids. 1992 (obv. illustrated on cover).
Ex William F. Spangler & Wayne G. Sayes Reference Collection of Zengid-Turkoman Figural bronze coins, Classical Numismatic Group, Action 38, 6 June 1996, lot 1317.

Estimate: 250 GBP