Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3276

Price realized: 25 CHF   (Approx. 26 USD / 25 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. 'Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, AH 65-86 / AD 685-705. Fals (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.61 g, 6 h), 'Standing Caliph' type, Halab, AH 74-80 = AD 693/4-699/700. Caliph standing facing, bearded, placing his right hand on the pommel of his sword and whip hanging from his right elbow; around, 'J li' abd Allah' abd al-Malik Amir al-Mu'minin' ('for the servant of Allah, Abd al-Malik, Commander of the Faithful' in Kufic). Rev. Transformed cross standing on three steps; in field to left, wāf ('full weight' in Kufic); in field to right, 'Halab' in Kufic; around, part of the first Kalima reading 'la ilaha illa Allah wahdahu Muhammad Rasul Allah' ('There is no God but Allah alone, Muhammad is the Prophet of Allah' in Kufic). DOCAB 115. Goodwin, Standing Caliph Coinage, Type I. SICA I, 612. Some deposits and with traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.

From the Dr. David Majer Collection of Islamic coins, ex Leu Web Auction 12, 30-31 May 2020, 1657.

Starting price: 25 CHF