Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 3456

Price realized: 380 CHF   (Approx. 388 USD / 385 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

ISLAMIC, Anatolia & al-Jazira (Post-Seljuk). Artuqids (Kayfa & Amid). Fakhr al-Din Qara Arslan, AH 543-570 / AD 1148-1174. Dirham (Bronze, 28 mm, 11.80 g, 6 h), AH 560 = AD 1164/5. 'La ilaha Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, al-Mustanjid billah' (in Kufic) Bare-headed and draped male head facing slightly to left. Rev. In inner field, 'Malik al-umara / Qara Arslan ibn / Da'ud ibn Sukman / ibn Artuq'; around, date; all in Kufic. Spengler & Sayles 6. A splendid example with a beautiful portrait. Minor edge crack, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the Dr. David Majer Collection of Islamic coins, formed over the past two decades.

Starting price: 50 CHF