Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3259

Price realized: 65 CHF   (Approx. 66 USD / 66 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Mu'awiya I ibn Abi Sufyan, AH 41-60 / AD 661-680. Fals (Bronze, 22 mm, 4.91 g, 3 h), Arab-Byzantine type, probably an irregular mint. T/Λ/Є/O Imperial figure standing facing, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. Rev. Large M in center; above, monogram; below, star; around, blundered Kufic legend reading 'darb dimashq ja'iz' ('current issue [of] Dimashq'). DOCAB 48 var. (inverted crescent instead of star). Goodwin&Gyselen p. 51, 21. Attractive earthen highlights. Very fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.

Starting price: 25 CHF