Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 44Auction date: 15 September 2022
Lot number: 188

Price realized: 600 USD   (Approx. 600 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


UMAYYAD: AE fals (1.24g), Madinat al-Bayda (= Balkh), AH112, A-B204, anonymous, date in the center with decorative margin around // mint formula in the margin, muhammad / rasul Allah in the center, one of three known copper coins of this mint, all of an identical type but struck from 3 different pairs of dies! and this piece is by far the finest example, EF, RRRR. The mint is the same as Balkh al-Bayda, which is known for silver dirhams dated 111 and 112. The style is identical to fulus of Balkh and al-Mubaraka dated AH112-122, this confirming the identity to Balkh.

Estimate: 300-400 USD

Starting price: 260 USD