Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 44Auction date: 15 September 2022
Lot number: 192

Price realized: 550 USD   (Approx. 550 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


UMAYYAD: cast AE fals (2.07g), Marw Rud, AH115, A-D204, anonymous; obverse bism Allah / darb marrud (sic), reverse sanat khams / 'ashar wa mi'a, first reported Umayyad copper coin for this mint, unique, F-VF, RRRR. The mint of Marw al-Rud ("Marw on the river") operated only briefly, striking Arab-Sasanian drachms dated AH56-76 and reform Umayyad dirhams dated AH79 and 81. The abbreviated spelling is well-known and mentioned in the Wikipedia page for Marw al-Rudh.

Estimate: 200-300 USD

Starting price: 170 USD