Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 44Auction date: 15 September 2022
Lot number: 195

Price realized: 1,400 USD   (Approx. 1,401 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


UMAYYAD: AE fals, al-Tirmidh, ND, A-N205, presumably anonymous; with the value sittan bi-dirham ("sixty to the dirham") after the mint name; undeciphered legend in reverse center after Allah // the full kalima, divided between the center and margin; the first known Umayyad fals from Tirmidh, choice VF, RRRR.

Estimate: 240-300 USD

Starting price: 190 USD

Match 1:
Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 45Auction date: 26 January 2023
Lot number: 1832

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


UMAYYAD: AE fals (0.86g) (Tirmidh), ND, A-N205, anonymous; with the value sittin bi-dirham ("sixty to the dirham") after the mint name; undeciphered legend in reverse center after Allah // the full kalima, divided between the center and margin, crude VF, RR. JThhis is the third known Umayyad fals from Tirmidh; the first was in our Auction 44, Lot 195 (identical style, different dies); the 2nd is also in this auction.

Estimate: 150-200 USD

Match 2:
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.
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

Match 3:
Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 44Auction date: 15 September 2022
Lot number: 189

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


UMAYYAD: AE fals (1.29g), 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 identical type but struck from 3 different pairs of dies! weakness in the obverse center, VF, 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: 140-200 USD

Starting price: 110 USD

Match 4:
Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 45Auction date: 26 January 2023
Lot number: 1830

Price realized: 170 USD   (Approx. 157 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


UMAYYAD: AE fals (1.88g), Madinat al-Baydâ (= Balkh), AH112, A-M204, anonymous, date in the center with decorative margin around // mint formula in the margin, muhammad / rasul Allah in the center, 5th reported specimen, bold obverse, much weakness on the reverse, crude VF to EF, RRR.

Estimate: 120-160 USD

Match 5:
Stephen Album Rare Coins > Auction 44Auction date: 15 September 2022
Lot number: 197

Price realized: 300 USD   (Approx. 300 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


UMAYYAD: al-Junayd b. 'Abd al-Rahman, governor, ca. 730-735, AE fals (1.94g), ND, A-205T, Zeno-291946 (this piece), Bactrian monogram or tamgha in center, name around, al-amir al-junayd ... possibly followed by his father's name // two Bactrian letters in center, uncertain Bactrian legend in the margin (possibly with a few Arabic letters), unpublished, F-VF, RRR. Likely from eastern Khorasan or Tokharistan. This is the second reported Umayyad fals with Bactrian letters; the first appeared in our Auction 43, Lot 209. See also #300887 (Zeno-291947).

Estimate: 160-240 USD

Starting price: 140 USD