Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3455

Price realized: 110 CHF   (Approx. 112 USD / 111 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 28 mm, 9.46 g, 6 h), without mint and date. Nimbate Christ seated facing on throne, holding book of gospels in his left hand; to his right and left, the epithet of Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan reading 'mu 'in Amir al-Mu'minin' ('Helper of the Commander of the Faithful' in Kufic); above in fields, Arabic numerals. Rev. In inner field, 'al-Malik al-a/lim al-'adil / Fakhr al-Din'; around, 'Qararslan ibn Artuq ibn Da'ud'; all in Kufic. Spengler & Sayles 2.2a. Light deposits, otherwise, fine.


From an Australian collection, ex Classical Numismatic Group E-Auction 168, 11 July 2007, 302.

Starting price: 25 CHF