Roma Numismatics Ltd. > Auction XXVIIAuction date: 22 March 2023
Lot number: 888

Price realized: 1,300 GBP   (Approx. 1,590 USD / 1,473 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Artuqids of Mardin, Najm al-Din Alpi Æ Dirham. Uncertain mint, AH 547-572 = AD 1152-1177. Two diademed long-haired busts facing each other, legend above and below, pellet between / Nimbate Virgin Mary, crowning the Byzantine emperor, Naskhi legend between and to left and right. S/S type 28; Album 1827; Artuk 1219; Edhem 32; Whelan type II, 40. 16.60g, 32mm, 6h.

Good Extremely Fine, one of the finest of all known Artuqid bronzes.

Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XXIV, 28 March 2022, lot 1207;
Ex Naville Numismatics Ltd, Auction 67, 1 August 2021, lot 590.

Estimate: 2000 GBP