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.
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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