Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 23Auction date: 22 August 2022
Lot number: 4169

Price realized: 110 CHF   (Approx. 115 USD / 114 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


ISLAMIC, Umayyad Caliphate. temp. Yazid I ibn Mu'awiya, AH 60-64 / AD 680-683. Fals (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.42 g, 3 h), 'hunting figure' type, 'Pseudo-Damascus' mint. Imperial figure standing facing, holding spear in his right hand and a bird in his left; in field to left, cross above o; in field to upper right, star; in field to lower right, uncertain object, perhaps a vessel. Rev. Large m containing two small crosses; above, cross; below cross between two stars; to left, lines above o. Goodwin&Gyselen, p. 95, 75 (for obverse) and p. 79, 35 (for reverse). Extremely rare. Deposits, otherwise, about very fine.

Starting price: 25 CHF